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Broccoli Rabe with White Beans

A simple, hearty peasant dish guaranteed to please over and over again



One bunch of broccoli rape

2 Cloves of garlic, minced

1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 can, cannelini beans, drained, rinsed

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Boil broccoli rape until crisp tender

Add 1/2 of olive oil to skillet

Add garlic, red pepper flakes, broccoli rape

Cook 2 minutes

Add beans and remaining olive oil

Cook additional two minutes

Serve immediately


  1. Ann Warner's avatar

    Ann Warner

    I can't wait to cook.
  2. Sherry's avatar


    In this recipe when I saw the show you made a noodle(?) that you added. What was that called and how do I make it. I really would love to make this. Thx
  3. Doloreswilson's avatar


    In ray Ann's recipe broccoli with whit beans ,she didn't type in one ingredient ( the gnocchi Dede
  4. Maria Marsala's avatar

    Maria Marsala

    You can add your favorite pasta with this. I can't find rabe where I live now, so I use spinach and a little kale.
  5. Dotsy's avatar


    How long did they blanch the broccoli for?
  6. maureen's avatar


    I missed the name of that restaurant run by those 2 fabulous Italian sisters. Could someone tell me the name. I would like to go there. Thanks! I lov your show Mary Ann

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