Bean-Rapini Toasts

Number of servings : 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Type of meal : | Side Dishes

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Type of meal : | Side Dishes | Side Dishes

Special diet :

Ingredients

1 bunch    rapini (also known as broccoli raab), stem ends trimmed
250 ml / 1 cup    water
60 ml / 4 tbsp    olive oil   
4 cloves    garlic, sliced thinly
To taste    salt and freshly ground pepper
1 can, 540 ml / 19 oz  white beans, rinsed well and drained
To taste    olive oil   
8 slices    country bread, toasted
To taste    fleur de sel

Directions

Cut the rapini stems into 2.5 cm / 1” pieces and reserve the florets separately.

Place the rapini stems, the oil and the water in a large skillet, bring to a boil and cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Add the florets and cook until all the water has evaporated and the oil is sizzling.

Add the garlic and cook 1 minute. Season to taste and set aside on the counter.

Mash the beans with a fork and spread on the toasted bread. Top with the cooked rapini, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt.

Suggested side dish: A slice of watermelon for dessert

Nutritional information:

Bean-Rapini Toasts