Posts Tagged ‘Garbanzo Beans’

from:  The All New Good Housekeeping Cookbook

Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time:  18 minutes
Servings:  4 accompaniment servings

1 bunch broccoli raab (1/2 pound), trimmed
1-1/4 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1-1/2 garlic cloves, crushed with side of chef’s knife
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 of a 15-19 ounce can of garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

In a 8-quart saucepot, heat four quarts of water to boiling.  Add raab and 1 teaspoon of salt.  Heat to boiling.  Cook until the thickest part of stems is tender, about 3 minutes.  Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking water.  Cool slightly, then cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces. 

Wipe saucepot dry with paper towels.  Add oil and heat over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook until golden.  Add crushed red pepper and cook 15 seconds.  Add broccoli raab, garbanzo beans, reserved cooking water, and remaining salt.  Cook, stirring, until heated through, about three minutes.

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