- 1 lb broccoli rabe, trimmed
- 4 strips bacon
- 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced lengthwise
- 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Cook the broccoli rabe in boiling water 3 to 5 min until bright green and crisp-tender. Drain.
Cook bacon in a large skillet; remove from skillet, drain on a plate lined with paper towel, and crumble when cooled.
Add garlic to skillet and cook until lightly browned, about 1 min. Add the drained broccoli rabe and red pepper flakes and cook until warmed through. Stir in the crumbled bacon, taste and add salt and pepper as desired.