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Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like “Cavuliceddi”

Sicilian-Style Garlicky Broccoli Rabe like Cavuliceddi

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5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Salads and Contorni
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 bunches of broccoli rabe
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 6 anchovy fillets coarsely chopped
  • 6-8 kalamata olives
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 -2 chopped dried tomatoes optional


  • Thoroughly wash the broccoli rabe under running water after removing the hard part.
  • Bring a pot full of salted water to a boil.
  • pour the broccoli and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, remove the broccoli from the water and let them dry.
  • Cover a large pan with olive oil.
  • Add the garlic, pepper, and anchovy fillets, coarsely chopped.
  • Bring over medium heat, don’t let the garlic burn and it doesn’t even have to turn brown.
  • Pour the broccoli rabe so that they mix with the oil, cook over high heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour the olives and if you want the dried tomatoes and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • They are ready as a side dish to your sausage or alone.


Keyword broccoli rabe, cavuliceddi
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