Braised Rapini

-Bring a large saucepan of water to boil.

-Trim about ¼ inch off the bottom of a bunch of rapini.

-Add the whole rapini and cook until the stalks are tender, about 2-4 minutes.

-Drain, chill in ice water, pat dry and set aside.

-Heat 2 TBS olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

-Add 3-4 cloves fresh garlic and ¼ tsp red pepper flakes and sauté until fragrant, about a minute.

-Add the rapini and toss to coat in the oil, garlic and red pepper flakes.