Sautéed Broccoli Rabe

Bruocculi rapi affucati

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    4 cups

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Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

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I always make more than I need, since leftovers are delicious as a cold side dish, or they can enrich a dish of spaghetti. One bunch is enough for an omelet, but if you make 2 or 3 bunches you can make Spaghetti with Broccoli Rabe for another day. For 2 to 3 bunches use ½ cup of extra-virgin olive oil.


  • 2 bunches broccoli rabe
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves</


Break the florets and the tender leaves from the stems. Strip the tougher leaves from their stems and add to the florets. Reserve the stems to make a stock in which to cook pasta. Wash and drain.

Heat ¼ cup of the olive oil in a large pan that will hold all the washed broccoli rabe; add the gar