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Broccoli Rabe and Artichokes

Italian Broccoli Rabe and Artichoke Hearts

Simple duo veggie dish with Rapini and artichoke hearts
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Course: Recipes
Cuisine: vegetable
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 207kcal
Author: dana vento

Ingredients

  • FOR THE ARTICHOKES
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove of Garlic peeled and cut in 1/2
  • 12 oz Bag of Frozen Artichoke hearts one bag
  • 2 Tablespoons of Water
  • Dash of Red Hot Pepper Flakes
  • Sea Salt To Taste optional
  • 2 Tablespoons of Feta Cheese optional but yummy!
  • FOR THE BROCCOLI RABE
  • A Head of Broccoli Rabe rinsed, and end of stems cut.
  • 2 cloves of Garlic peeled and cut in 1/2
  • 1/4 C Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • WHEN COMBINED
  • 1/2 Lemon grated or zest
  • A quick squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Will also need:
  • Foil Covered Cooking pan with edges
  • Frying Pan with Lid either 2 or reuse the same one
  • Fork
  • Zester grater, or zest

Instructions

  • In a frying pan, place olive oil, water, artichokes, and garlic clove.
  • Cover and saute for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from burner.
  • Place on Covered Foil Tray.
  • Lightly sprinkle with Red Pepper Flakes as well as a dash of Sea Salt.
  • Next, in a frying pan, place Olive Oil, and chopped broccoli rabe.
  • Also place garlic, 1/4 C of Water, and salt.
  • Stir, then cover to steam for 5 minutes on medium-high heat.
  • As soon as you get the greens to wilt, lower the heat to just medium.
  • At this point, place the oven on LO Broil setting, and put the artichokes in while the Broccoli Rabe is in its final stages of cooking.
  • Continue to cook broccoli rabe without the lid, until water evaporates.
  • *Watch as the water evaporates quickly and the broccoli rabe will burn.
  • Check on your artichokes broiling as soon as they are golden atop, remove.
  • Immediately add the Feta Cheese and set this combination aside.
  • About this time your greens should also be ready on the stovetop.
  • Turn off the heat, and combine artichokes with broccoli rabe.
  • Next, it's time to add a bit more olive oil, and the zest of the lemon as well as a quick squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Toss to combine and ENJOY!

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Notes

Salt is always optional, it does season this dish rather nicely.
Lemon will remove the bitterness, and it tastes so refreshing
Eat when this is warm, or refrigerate and serve cold atop bread (my fave!)
Always refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 556mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g
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