Dr Oz: Agilo E Olio With Broccoli Rabe Recipe


Dr Oz: Cooking With Broccoli Rabe

Dr Oz: Agilo E Olio With Broccoli Rabe Recipe

As the second contender in a healthy broccoli rabe cook-off, Roberta shared her recipe for agilo e olio with broccoli rabe. (naotakem / flickr)

Dr Oz and Rachael Ray were hosting a broccoli rabe cook-off that had Robin, Roberta, and Rob showing off their best recipes that uses the delicious star ingredient: broccoli rabe. Robin already shared her recipe for broccoli rabe with chicken and apricots, and Roberta was up next. Rachael recognized it right away, but Roberta explained to everyone else that she made Agilo e Olio with Broccoli Rabe.


Agilo e olio is just garlic and oil and the good news is that it heats up well for a delicious dish the next day! Have you made this recipe or one like it? What would you change or add to make it your own? Do you have any tricks for cooking with broccoli rabe?

Dr Oz: Agilo E Olio With Broccoli Rabe Recipe Ingredients

  •  salt & pepper – to taste
  • 1/4 C extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper chili flakes
  • 1 C Parmesan cheese
  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe – rinsed & chopped
  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • 6 cloves garlic – finely sliced
  • 1/3 C parsley – minced
  • 1/4 C toasted pin nuts
  • 1/2 C pasta water – saved from cooking

Dr Oz: Agilo E Olio With Broccoli Rabe Recipe Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil & cook pasta according to package directions – use salted water
  2. Heat a large sauce pan or skillet over medium heat & add olive oil, garlic, & crushed red pepper flakes – don’t overcook garlic
  3. Add broccoli rabe & toss together for about 5 minutes until wilted
  4. Add cooked pasta & pasta water & toss together
  5. Top with Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, & parsley


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