Easy Rapini

Rapini bunchAhhh Rapini.

Rapini

A cousin of both broccoli and turnip, this green vegetable is an excellent source of Vitamins A, C, K , potassium, calcium and iron. Also an excellent source of deliciousness.

Rapini

It is so easy to cook. Simply blanch in boiling water for one minute…

Rapini

Then run under cold water to stop the cooking process and keep those leaves green….

Rapini

Then toss with some garlic and red pepper flakes heated in oil.

Rapini

It makes a lovely side dish…

Rapini

or can be served cold in an antipasto platter, such as this masterpiece I threw together last night.

Antipasto masterpiece

Your momma always said, eat your vegetables. Well this tasty brassica will make it easy.

Rapini

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6 Comments on “Easy Rapini”

  1. Patricia N
    January 7, 2013 at 3:36 am #

    Daaayem. sounds\looks good Soph! Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2013 18:29:40 +0000 To: dancing_squirrels_co@hotmail.com

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