Sautéed Garlicky Spigarello

Sauteed Spigarello
Recipe type: Veggie
Cuisine: Real Food
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Serves: 2
Spigarello, an Heirloom variety of broccoli, is considered a parent to raab. While this recipe can easily accommodate nearly any leafy green, why not test out something new? Mix and match with any favorite cooking fat to expand the number of choices you have even more!
  • 1 bunch organic spigorello
  • 2 tablespoons duck fat, pasture fed lard or coconut oil
  • 6 cloves garlic (or more)
  • 1 small Meyer Lemon, half juiced and the other cut in wedges for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  1. Wash leaves and chop finely, separating stems and leaves
  2. Heat fat in cast iron skillet over medium high
  3. Smash garlic cloves using side of chef's knife
  4. Saute garlic until charred
  5. Add stems, stirring
  6. Turn off heat and add leaves
  7. Cover and let sit one minute
  8. Squeeze juice from half the lemon on top
  9. Garnish with lemon wedges and olive oil
  10. Serve with your favorite wild protein, such as salmon or black cod