Broccoli with Garlic and Hot Pepper Print Email

(Broccoli Strascinati)
This dish, which pairs beautifully with pork chops, can be made with regular broccoli, broccoli rabe, or romanesco.

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 bunch broccoli (about 1 lb.), stemmed and cut into florets
3 cloves garlic, smashed
1/2 tsp. crushed red chile flakes
Kosher salt, to taste

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.

SERVES 2 – 4, Saveur Issue #128

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