Sautéed Broccoli Rabe With Garlic

Sautéed Broccoli Rabe With Garlic

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Prior to sautéing the broccoli rabe, you can either boil or steam the vegetable until bright green and tender.


  • 2 pounds broccoli rabe
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus to drizzle


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Once boiling, add the broccoli rabe and boil for 4 minutes until tender. Transfer to a colander and drain well.
  2. Place 2 tablespoons of olive oil into a large sauté pan over medium heat. Once it begins to shimmer, add the garlic, sauté for 20 seconds, and then add the broccoli rabe and a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  3. Sauté the mixture for 3 minutes and then add the lemon zest. Toss the mixture to combine, drizzle with a bit of olive oil and then serve immediately.


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