New to Broccoli Rabe?

Okay, so you may not be familiar with broccoli rabe and in it’s in your shares this week!  What or what should you do with it?  Give this a try~

Spicy Broccoli Rabe Bruschetta

1/2 – 3/4 lb broccoli rabe

3-4 Tbsp olive oil

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

6 slices baguette cut into 1/2″ slices

1/4 cup ricotta cheese

Preheat broiler.  Cut broccoli rabe stems into 1/4 inch pieces and coarsely chop leafy greens.  Rinse and drain.  In a frying pan, medium heat, warm half olive oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant.  Add broccoli rabe, raise heat to high until greens wilt.  Season with salt and cook until tender, 4-10 minutes.  If pan seem dry add a splash of water.  Remove from heat, toss remaining olive oil.  Brush baguette with olive oil and broil until golden brown on both sides.  Spread each slice with ricotta cheese and top with the broccoli rabe.  Drizzle with more olive oil and serve immediately.

Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli Rabe

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