Broccoli Rabe with Garlic
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Broccoli rabe has dark green, leafy stalks and clustered buds that look like broccoli. It makes for a nutritious, low calorie side dish, as you'll see with this recipe.

Broccoli Rabe with Garlic

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Servings: 12
Serving size: 1/2  cup
Total Time: 20 mins
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  • 3   pounds 
    broccoli rabe or 7 cups broccoli florets
  • 2   tablespoons 
    olive oil
  • 6   
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4  cup 
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
If using broccoli raab, remove large leaves and, if necessary, cut stems to 6- to 8-inch-long pieces. In a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven, cook broccoli raab or broccoli, half at a time if necessary, in a large amount of boiling water for 3 minutes if using broccoli raab or 6 minutes if using broccoli florets. Drain well; gently squeeze broccoli raab if necessary to get it really dry.
In the same Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds. Carefully add drained broccoli raab or broccoli florets (the oil will spatter if the vegetables are not drained well); cook and stir for 1 minute. Add broth and cook, uncovered, until all of the broth has evaporated, stirring frequently. Stir in pepper and salt. Serve immediately. Makes 12 (1/2-cup) servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 48, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 4, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 4, sodium (mg) 98, Vegetables () 1, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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