D’Arrigo California Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we are here to help make sure you have a menu to impress! From Broccoli Rabe Turkey Stuffing to Creamy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli Rabe, find outstanding recipes brought to you by our Andy Boy culinary network.
Beet, Fennel and Sweet Potato Crostini
This Beet, Fennel and Sweet Potato crostini is the perfect way to enjoy seasonal vegetables, and it’s a great appetizer for Thanksgiving gatherings. Tossed with garlic and balsamic, then finished with fresh thyme and sage, this crostini takes fall flavors to the next level! Click here for full recipe.
Broccoli Rabe and Farro Stuffed Mushrooms
There’s something that feels right about an appetizer that stuffs veggies into more veggies, and these stuffed mushrooms are just that. Broccoli rabe, tomato, and parsley, among other ingredients, form a dynamite filling inside baked white mushroom caps. A perfect appetizer to serve at Thanksgiving, these bites taste just as good as they look! Click here for full recipe.
Pumpkin and Fennel Soup with Chili Oil
Presentation makes all the difference. This Pumpkin and Fennel Soup with Chili Oil is the most adorable way to start your Thanksgiving meal. Be sure to top the soup with the remaining fennel fronds for an excellent garnish! Click here for full recipe.
Broccoli Rabe Holiday Stuffing Cups
Who can resist holiday stuffing? And it’s always nice to have a tasty lower-calorie version (to make this stuffing recipe even lower in calories, an alternative is to make it with low-calorie bread). These stuffing cups are baked until golden brown and are filled with traditional flavors and some surprising ingredients, like aquafaba, which acts as a binder. Have your stuffing and eat your vegetables too with this cozy vegetarian and vegan-friendly option. Click here for full recipe.
Garlicky Sautéed Broccoli Rabe and Kale
With all the holiday comfort foods, sometimes you just need some healthy, sautéed veggies on the side. This Garlicky Sautéed Broccoli Rabe and Kale is a twist from the classic Italian side dish. Simple, yet very bold and flavorful, and the perfect side dish for your holiday table. Click here for full recipe.
Lemony Roasted Potatoes and Broccoli Rabe
This delicious side dish features golden roasted potatoes and tender, roasted broccoli rabe with Parmesan cheese melted into it. The dish comes together quickly—you can prepare the broccoli rabe and dressing while the potatoes roast for the first 22 minutes, then roast the broccoli rabe on the upper rack until it’s tender and the leaves are a little crisp. A simple, zippy blend of lemon, mustard and garlic absorbs right into the potatoes and makes this dish extra flavorful. Click here for full recipe.
Broccoli Rabe and Kale Harvest Salad
Combining blanched broccoli rabe with massaged kale makes for a nice twist on a typical kale salad. It gives the greens a little extra dimension. The orange-cranberry vinaigrette has a nice zip from fresh ginger, and helps to lighten the heft of the greens. Shaved fennel and apples add a beautiful and fresh crunch. There’s a little something for everyone with this salad. Click here for full recipe.
Broccoli Rabe and Crunchy Cauliflower with a Lemon Tahini Dressing
A delicious and refreshing side to any main course, this dish is all about contrasting flavors and textures. Roasting the broccoli rabe creates wonderfully crispy leaves, tender stems, and brings out the spiciness of the vegetable. The creamy tahini dressing cools down the peppery broccoli rabe, and thinly sliced cauliflower brings both a subtle sweetness and crunch. Click here for full recipe.
Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Stuffing
Everyone knows that stuffing is one of the most contentious dishes in the Thanksgiving lineup. People have their own opinions on how to make the perfect stuffing, with everyone’s being slightly different in some respect. A guaranteed crowd pleaser, this stuffing is savory, crispy, moist, buttery, and most importantly, delicious. It is a twist on the classic, incorporating broccoli rabe into the base. The broccoli rabe adds a beautiful hue of green to the dish, and a flavor that complements each ingredient perfectly. Click here for full recipe.
Warm Roasted Sweet Potato and Broccoli Rabe Salad with Cinnamon Maple Vinaigrette
This hearty salad is perfect for those colder fall and winter months when you still want to get your veggies in, but you’re craving something a little more substantial to warm you up. Cinnamon-maple vinaigrette is a perfect pairing with the natural earthy sweetness of sweet potato, and it’s a nice balance to broccoli rabe’s tangy flavor. You can easily make this dish a full meal by adding grilled chicken breast to keep it paleo, or chickpeas to keep it vegan. Click here for full recipe.
Creamy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli Rabe
“Comfort” food in every sense of the word, this recipe updates classic mac and cheese with a blend of creamy cheddar and bold broccoli rabe. A perfect meal for the colder months, this decadent pasta can be prepared in under an hour and with fewer than 10 ingredients. Serve fresh out of the oven for a piping hot dish that stays true to its cheesy roots while incorporating a new dimension of Broccoli Rabe flavor and nutrition. Click here for full recipe.
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