Rapini with Garlic & Crushed Chilies
An easy, quick, healthy and delicious side dish. Rapini is kicked up a notch through the addition of zippy garlic and chili flakes. Feel free to substitute with broccolini.
Time: Prep: 10 min
1 large bunch rapini
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, slivered
½ tsp chili flakes
½ lemon, squeezed
salt & freshly ground black pepper
- Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
- Chop off the bottom inch of the rapini stalks. Add rapini to the boiling water and blanch for about two to three minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
- Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium high heat. Add garlic, pepper flakes and rapini. Toss together for a minute or two, reduce heat, cover pan and cook three minutes. Remove cover, season and serve.