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Sauteed Rapini

Make this Tonight - "The Italian Street Sandwich"

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  • 2 cups rapini with the 2 inches of the stem taken off
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Calabrian chili paste
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a sauté pan.
  2. Add the rapini.
  3. Let it sweat for 3-4 minutes, continually moving it.
  4. Add the garlic and the Calabrian chili paste and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the water and lower the flame.
  6. Place a lid on top of the pan and let it cook until the stems are soft (approximately 7-8 minutes depending on the size of the stems).
  7. Set aside.