Braised Broccoli Rabe

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Serves 8  Cook Time 15 Minutes

2 Tbsp extra virgin love oil
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 lb (about 2-3 bunches) Broccoli Rabe
3/4 C low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, with a tight lid, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant (30 seconds).
  2. Add the broccoli rabe, and chicken broth, season with red pepper flakes.
  3. Bring this to a boil over high and cover. Reduce heat and simmer until tender (15 minutes)
  4. Remove the broccoli rabe and place aside, turn up the heat to medium high and simmer the broth until it’s reduced by half, pour this over the broccoli rabe.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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