Roasted Broccoli Rabe with Garlic
- 1 large bunch broccoli rabe (rapini), tough stems removed
- 4-5 cloves garlic, smashed
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- Salt and fresh pepper
- Pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
Heat oven to 400°. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. When water boils, add broccoli rabe and blanch one minute. Remove from water and DRAIN WELL in a colander.
Add to a baking dish and mix with garlic, oil, salt, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes. Roast 15-20 minutes.