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Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper and Sesame Seeds

Description

Rabe, raab, rapini – this green cruciferous vegetable goes by many different names. Though broccoli is in its name, broccoli rabe is more closely related to turnips. The leaves are bitter and have a similar taste to turnip greens. Like any member of the cruciferous family (think Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kale), broccoli rabe is packed with nutrients. It’s high in vitamins A, C and K, potassium, calcium and iron. Whatever you want to call it, this is sure to be your new favorite dish.

Ingredients

2 tsp
toasted sesame oil
1 lb
broccoli rabe, ends trimmed and sliced into 3 inch pieces
1 medium
red bell pepper, seeded and sliced thin
2 tbsp
soy sauce or tamari
2 tbsp
sesame seeds

Instructions

Heat a large skillet. Add sesame oil, broccoli rabe and red bell pepper. Sauté until tender (about 4 to 5 minutes). Dress with soy sauce or tamari and toss in sesame seeds. Serve and enjoy.

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Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper and Sesame Seeds
Yield
Servings
Source

Recipe and photo from Kelly Morrow, MS, RD, CD, via the LifeWise Kitchen.

Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
5 minutes
Total time
10 minutes