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Andy Boy Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli rabe offers a number of nutrients for your body.  This powerful superfood is tender and crispy.  Broccoli rabe contains vitamins A, B, C, K, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and some omega-3 fatty acids. 

Consuming this veggie can:

  • Help reduce the risk of heart disease due to its strong anti-inflammatory nutrients such as folate and vitamin C.
  • Improve your digestive system – one cup of broccoli rabe contains 2 grams of fiber.
  • Fight cancer – over 50% of your daily value of vitamins A & C are in just 3.5 oz. of broccoli rabe.
  • Strengthen bones – ½ cup has over 100% of your daily recommended intake of vitamin K.
  • Detox your liver – broccoli rabe contains sulfur which aids in detoxifying the liver.
  • Improve eyesight – broccoli rabe is rich in Lutein, an essential carotenoid, which helps protect the retina.

This holiday season, make it a priority to add broccoli rabe to your menu.  Here’s some inspiration on how you can include this vegetable to your holiday table.

Crispy Broccoli Rabe Goat Cheese Cigars

Broccoli Rabe and Cheddar Mini Quiches

Broccoli Rabe Arancini with Marinara Sauce

Massaged Broccoli Rabe Salad

Creamy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli Rabe

Categories: Recipes, Blog, holidays, Produce, Healthy
Posted at December 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM  |  Comments Off on Andy Boy Broccoli Rabe

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