Broccoli Rabe (rapini)

The descendent of a wild herb and a relative of the turnip, broccoli rabe is a brassica but not a type of broccoli. Though varieties of broccoli rabe are found in Italian, Portuguese and Chinese cuisines, they vary in taste. Chinese varieties are milder and less bitter than Italian ones. This vegetable is probably best known for it's use in Southern Italian cuisine, and is commonly sautéed with garlic and olive oil.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 cup, chopped (40g)
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 9
  • Calories from fat: 0
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 13mg
  • Total Carbs: 1g
    • Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 21%
  • Vitamin C: 13%
  • Calcium: 4%
  • Iron: 5%

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Handling & Storage

Varieties

Year round, peak season is fall to spring

Also Known As

  • Rapini
  • Rappi
  • Broccoletti
  • Cime di Rapa
  • Friarielli

Store in refrigerator 32-36°F

Recipes

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