Italian Sweet and Sour Broccoli Rabe

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Appears in Cook's Country April​/May 2009

Could an Italian sauce that balances sweet with sour tame a headstrong green? Blanching the broccoli rabe before sautéing softens it.

SERVES 4 to 6

TIME 45 minutes

Italian Sweet and Sour Broccoli Rabe

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To guarantee that all the components of our Italian Sweet and Sour Broccoli Rabe cooked properly, we chopped the rabe into small pieces before cooking. Blanching—quickly cooking in salted boiling water—the broccoli rabe before sautéing simu...

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