Bell Pepper and Rapini Saute

Foods that Fight Disease Sample Recipes.
Rapini, also called broccoli rabe, is a leafy green with a slightly nutty and bitter flavour. This recipe combines deep green rapini with bright red and yellow peppers for a burst of colour and taste. Green onions can be used in place of the chives.

Bell Pepper and Rapini Saute


Quantity Ingredients
4 cups rapini, trimmed and cut into 1 inch (2.5 cm) peices
1 tsp canola oil
2 cloves garlic
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
2 tbsp chopped chives
freshly ground black pepper to taste


Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

Add rapini to pot and boil until tender but still brightly coloured, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and drain.

Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; saute for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add bell peppers and rapini; saute for 5 to 6 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Toss with the chives. Season with black pepper.

Serves 4.

Nutrition analysis per 3/4 cup (175 ml) serving: 46 cal; 3 g pro; 2 g total fat; 8 g carb; 2 g fibre; 0 mg; chol; 17 mg sodium

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