Broccoli Rabe

XO Sauce with Broccoli Rabe

January 12, 2016
Photo by Bobbi Lin
Author Notes

A rich vegetable (but definitely not vegetarian) side. —Leslie Stephens

  • Makes 4 side servings
  • 4 tablespoons homemade XO sauce
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 head broccoli rabe, cut into 2-inch pieces and rinsed
In This Recipe
  1. In a small bowl, thin the XO sauce with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil to a large, heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. When shimmering, add the broccoli rabe and reduce to low.
  2. Cook the rabe, covered, mixing occasionally, until the cooked but al dente, about 8 minutes. Remove the cover and add the thinned XO sauce. Stir to coat the broccoli and cook for an additional minute, then serve warm.

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