rapini delicious and good for you

Nonno loves delicious and tasty cooked rapini (also known as broccoli rabe)

Nonno loves his fix of rapini.  Rapini (also known as broccoli rabe) is one of the most popular greens in Italy.

This recipe of Rapini makes a great side dish with almost any kind of meat and potatoes either mashed or baked.

It is a great source of vitamins  A, B, C, K, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and even some omega 3 fatty acid.  A bonus is that  Rapini also contains phytochemicals called indole-3-carbonyl (I3C) believed to be a powerful cancer-fighting component.  (Source: SelfNutitionData & Chatelaine)

This tasty Italian favorite only takes about 20 minutes to prepare.


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