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Rapini (broccoli rabe)

What is rapini (broccoli rabe)? About the ingredient rapini (broccoli rabe). Including 24 recipes with rapini (broccoli rabe), and where to find it.


Rapini  (also known as  Broccoli Rabe  (or Raap or Raab), Broccoletti, Broccoli di Rape, Cime di Rapa, Rappi, Friarielli (in Naples), and Grelos) is a common vegetable in the cuisines of Southern Italy (in particular Bari and Sicily), Galicia, China, and Portugal.

Rapini has many spiked leaves that surround a green bud which looks very similar to a small head of broccoli. There may be small yellow flowers blooming from the buds, which are edible.

The flavor of rapini has been described as nutty, bitter, and pungent.

A common preparation involves sauteing it with garlic over low heat for 10 - 15 minutes.

Where found

Rapini (broccoli rabe) is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

In Chinese:西兰花拉贝
British (UK) term: Rapini (broccoli rabe)
en français:rapini
en español:brócoli rabe

Recipes using rapini (broccoli rabe)

There are 24 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Braised Broccoli Rabe (Rapini) Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese
Broccoli Rabe (Rapini) and Pasta with White Bean and Anchovy Sauce
Broccoli Rabe, Potato and Rosemary Pizza
Garlicky - Soy Rapini (Broccoli Rabe)
Mediterranean Rapini Pasta
Mediterranean Spaghetti with Toasted Walnuts
Pasta With Creamy Walnut Sauce and Rapini (Broccoli Rabe)
Pasta with Hot Sausage and Rapini
Pasta with Rapini and Garlicky Tomato Sauce
Pasta with Rapini, Toasted Garlic, Bread Crumbs and Parmesan
Rapini and Tofu Stir Fry
Ribeye Steak with Broccolini, Shitake Mushrooms and Wattleseed Jus

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