broccoli rabe

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broccoli raab

or broccoli rabe  (räb)
A plant (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa) in the mustard family grown for its pungent leaves, which are eaten as a vegetable. Also called rapini.

[Italian broccoli di rapa : broccoli, pl. diminutive of brocco, sprout, shoot; see broccoli + di, of (from Latin ; see de-) + rapa, turnip; see rape2.]

broc′coli rabe`

(or raab`)

a plant, Brassica rapa ruvo: the bitter leaves and clustered flower buds are eaten as a vegetable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broccoli rabe - plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
broccoli raab, broccoli rabe - slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.broccoli rabe - slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
Brassica rapa ruvo, broccoli raab, broccoli rabe - plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
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Pizza toppings will go beyond the usual, with choices such as fried eggplant, broccoli rabe and Gaeta olives.
The three main varieties of broccoli are calabrese, the most familiar, which has a large green flowered head and thick stalks: sprouting (also called broccoli rabe, Chinese broccoli and rapini), which has several small heads and many thin stalks; and romanesco, which has small yellow-green cone-shaped, spiraled heads.
Since the dairy component in this pattern is only 2 cup-equivalents, supplementation of calcium should be considered, as well as choosing leafy greens that are high in calcium, such as kale, arugula, collard greens, spinach, and broccoli rabe," advises Heller.
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NUTRIENTS IN LEAFY GREENS FOOD NUTRIENTS * Kale Vitamins K, A, and C, calcium Collard greens Vitamins K, A, and C, calcium Spinach Vitamins K, A, and C, magnesium, folate, iron, calcium **, potassium Swiss chard Vitamins K, A, and C, potassium, vitamin E, iron Broccoli rabe Vitamins K, A, and C Dandelion greens Vitamins K, A, and C Cabbage Vitamins K and C * One cup of cooked greens provides more than 20 percent of your daily value for the vitamins and minerals listed.
Ye s, we're as bitter as a bunch of broccoli rabe, but we know folks can't get enough of them.
The meat is thinly-sliced, tender and perfectly roasted, while the provolone cheese and broccoli rabe add just the right amount of kick.
Next, we ordered two pasta dishes and a pizza of salsiccia and friarelli - pork and fennel sausage, broccoli rabe, with a white smoked mozzarella sauce.
Brussels sprouts are part of that wide ranging food plant family, the Brassicaceae or Cruciferae, which provides our table with vegetables like radishes, mustard greens, turnips, rutabagas, arugula, Chinese cabbage, broccoli rabe and watercress.
Asian noodles, 350gm, shaped like linguine; carrots, 2, thinly sliced; shiitake mushrooms, 8 to 10, (fresh or dried and reconstituted), sliced; green cabbage, 4 cups, shredded; broccoli rabe or spicy mustard greens, 2 cups, coarsely chopped; whole scallions, 4, thinly sliced; large eggs, 4; veg- etable or canola oil, 4tbsp; fresh ginger, 1-inch knob, peeled and sliced; chicken meat, 2 cups, cooked and shredded; soy sauce, 2 to 4tsp; salt and pepper to taste; Asian sesame oil, 2 to 4tsp
The Chez Mykee combines broccoli rabe, pine nuts, white balsamic and a poached egg with traditional mozzarella cheese.