1 pound broccoli rabe, trimmed
4 strips bacon
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced (lengthwise)
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- Cook the broccoli rabe in boiling water 3-5 minutes until bright green and crisp-tender. Drain.
- Cook the bacon in a large skillet; remove from the skillet, drain on a plate lined with paper towel, and crumble when cooled.
- Add the garlic to the skillet and cook until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add the drained broccoli rabe, salt and red pepper flakes and cook until warmed through. Stir in the crumbled bacon; taste and add salt and pepper as desired.
Makes 4 servings
Nutritional analysis per serving: 71 calories, 7 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 3 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 180 mg sodium