Broccoli Rabe Crostini

Yondu's flavor helps to tame the bitterness of this leafy green.
  • 20 min

    Total time

  • Easy


  • 12 crostini


  • Seasonality


    White Bean Spread:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 (15oz) can white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons Yondu
  • Broccoli Rabe:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe, ends trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Yondu
  • 12 slices baguette, toasted


    1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, chili flakes and white beans. Cook until fragrant and edges of garlic just begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Remove to a bowl, add Yondu and lightly mash with a spoon; set aside.
    2. In same skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add broccoli rabe and Yondu. Cook and stir until just wilted, about 5 minutes.
    3. Spread a heaping tablespoon of white bean mix onto each of 12 breads. Top each with broccoli rabe, dividing evenly.

    Garnish with lemon zest and olive oil if desired.

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