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Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens)




Rapiniorbroccoli rabe

2 oz


2 wedges

Extra virgin olive oil

to taste


4 leafs

Chili pepper

1 unit

Cherry tomatoes

6 unit


to taste

Side Dishes from Italy - Puglia

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens)

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens)

vegan high in fiber source of C vitamins high in potassium

ready in

40 minutes


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens)

One of the poor dishes par excellence of traditional Salentine cuisine are the Rape 'nfucate! A

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens) step 1

step 1

Clean the turnip greens well paying attention to preserve leaves and inflorescences, that is the most tender and tasty parts, eliminating the fibrous stems. At this point, wash them and let them soak in cold water.

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens) step 2

step 2

In a large frying pan pour the oil, the two crushed cloves of garlic, the crushed chilli pepper and 3-4 bay leaves, fry just over medium heat and pour the turnip tops, half a glass of water and a handful of salt.

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens) step 3

step 3

Fate appena soffriggere a fiamma media e versate subito le cime di rapa, mezzo bicchiere d’acqua e una manciata di sale.

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens) step 4

step 4

Coprite le cime di rapa con un coperchio e dopo circa venti minuti di cottura, mescolate ed assaggiate per valutare se occorre aggiungere altro sale e altra acqua.

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens) step 5

step 5

E’ importante che le cime di rapa affoghino nell’acqua, che non deve evaporare affinché l’ortaggio mantenga il suo sapore leggermente amaro, è importante quindi cuocere con il coperchio.

Rape 'nfucate (poached turnip greens) step 6

step 6

La cottura completa dovrebbe avvenire dopo circa 35 minuti di cottura.

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