- March 2, 2015
- Posted by: Mark Hyman, M.D.
- Category: Main Dish
This Blood Sugar Solution 10 Day Detox Diet recipe for Broccoli Rabe with Hot Italian Sausage is delicious served hot or cold, and may be enjoyed as a hearty snack, too.
With a fried egg, it makes a great breakfast.
Also take note of vegan options.
Plant Based Note From Elise: I prepared this recipe with GMO free Vegan sausage.
Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients: ¾ teaspoon sea salt 1½ pounds broccoli rabe, trimmed of thick stems 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 8 ounces hot Italian sausage, casings removed grated zest and juice of 1 lemon lemon wedges, for serving
- Bring a 3-quart saucepan of water to a boil over high heat.
- Prepare an ice bath by placing 6 ice cubes in a bowl and filling it to the top with cold water; set aside.
- Add ½ teaspoon salt and the broccoli rabe to the boiling water.
- Cook until just tender, 1 to 2 minutes.
- Drain, and transfer to the ice bath.
- When the broccoli has cooled, drain again and set aside.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat until shimmering.
- Add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until golden, about 20 seconds.
- Transfer the garlic to a plate and reserve.
- Add the sausage to the pan and sauté, breaking it up with the back of a spoon.
- Cook the sausage until it begins to brown and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add the broccoli rabe, lemon zest, and reserved garlic to the pan.
- Toss until warmed, 2 to 3 minutes, and season with the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt.
- Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle with the lemon juice.
- Serve immediately, with additional lemon wedges.
Nutritional analysis per serving Calories: 300, Fat: 25 g, Saturated Fat: 7 g, Cholesterol: 45 mg, Fiber: 4 g, Protein: 14 g, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Sodium: 495 mg
Nutritional analysis per serving is based on calculations in the 10 Day Diet Detox Cookbook.
This recipe is featured in the 10 Day Diet Detox Cookbook.
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