Skip Nav
Cooking Basics
The 1 Thing I Learned in Italy That Changed the Way I Cook
Holiday Food
11 Spiked and Spiced Apple Cider Recipes
Cooking Basics
14 Grocery Staples I Always Have as a 20-Something on a Budget

Broccoli Rabe

Definition: Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli rabe
Also known as broccoli raab, broccoletti, and rapini, this cabbage relative has small florets with leaves that resemble those of kale. Known for its bitter flavor, broccoli rabe is often blanched to tone down the bitterness, then sautéed with garlic and olive oil or lemon and red pepper flakes and mixed into pastas, pizzas, and other dishes. It is common in southern Italian cuisine and has gained popularity in restaurants across the US.


Charred Broccoli Salad Recipe From The Charter Oak in Napa
Parmesan-Crusted Roasted Broccoli Recipe
Can Broccoli Help Fight Signs of Aging?
Broccoli Slaw Breakfast
From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds