I created this recipe for pasta primavera with sage gorgonzola cheese sauce on the spur of the moment. We are on a low cholesterol, low salt diet, and finding tasty recipes is challenging.
Broccoli rabe recipes tend to use tons of salt, oil, and fat to add flavor. Fats such as olive oil and the drippings from bacon, pancetta, and ham do increase the body’s ability to absorb the wide array of important vitamins and minerals found in broccoli rabe, but I needed to cut back on the salt for my family’s diet. This recipe for classic Rustic Broccoli Rabe with Potatoes eliminates all added salt and uses just a pinch of ham for flavor.
I made this recipe for stir fry tofu and cabbage on Sunday…in the dark because we lost power in an ice storm…and it was so good we finished the whole thing! It’s low calorie, plant-based goodness that’s deceptively easy to make once you plan ahead to prep the tofu. It’s even yummy for tofu haters!
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