Broccoli Strascinati (Broccoli with Garlic and Hot Pepper)

This Roman dish, which pairs beautifully with pork chops, can be made with regular broccoli, broccoli rabe, or romanesco.

Broccoli Strascinati (Broccoli with Garlic and Hot Pepper)

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  • ¼

    cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1

    bunch broccoli (about 1 lb.), stemmed and cut into florets

  • 3

    cloves garlic, smashed

  • ½

    tsp. crushed red chile flakes

  • Kosher salt, to taste


1. Heat oil in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli; cook, turning occasionally, until lightly browned, 6–8 minutes. Sprinkle in 2 tbsp. water; add garlic; cook until golden, 2–3 minutes. Add chile; cook until toasted, about 2 minutes. Season with salt.


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