Spicy Sautéed Broccolini with Garlic

Serving Size:Serves 8

Ingredients

2 lb Broccolini (Asparation) or broccoli rabe ends trimmed

1 Tablespoon Brennan’s Cellars Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes

1/4 cup low fat chicken stock or low sodium fat free chicken broth

Adapted From:Epicurious.com

Description
A tasty side dish, perfect with chicken, pork, beef, or seafood.

Preparation
Cook Broccolini in a 6 to 8 quart pot of boiling salted water until the stems are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.  Drain in a colander, and then plunge into a large bowl of ice and cold water to stop cooking.  Drain again and pat dry with paper towels.Heat 1 ½ teaspoons oil in a 12 inch nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.  Add half of garlic and ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes and sauté until garlic is golden, about 1 minute.  Add half of Broccolini and 2 tablespoons of stock and cook, stirring, 2 minutes.  Transfer to a serving dish, then repeat with remaining oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, Broccolini, and stock.  Season with salt.

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