Salmon & Broccoli Rabe with Cannellini Beans

I try to add fish into my diet as much as possible, since it has many health benefits. Salmon is one of my favorites and adding delicious broccoli rabe as a side makes it a full meal.

Step 1, cooking the salmon
Step 2, cooking the broccoli rabe and beans

Salmon & Broccoli Rabe with Cannellini Beans

Yield: 2 Servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

Salmon

3 tbsp vegetable oil

1 pound Atlantic Salmon

Ground black pepper and sea salt

Broccoli Rabe Beans

1 bunch broccoli rabe, chopped into 2 inch pieces

2 tbsp olive oil

5 cloves of garlic

1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

Ground black pepper and sea salt

Red pepper flakes

How to Make It

  1. To cook salmon, first heat a skillet over medium-high heat with vegetable oil. If the salmon is very large, cut in half with butcher knife. Add salmon to pan, skin side on the bottom of the skillet. Cook for about 5 minutes, until salmon is mostly cooked through. Flip salmon and cook for an additional 2 minutes, until fully cooked. Set aside.
  2. While salmon is cooking, heat a pot with 6 cups of water. Add broccoli rabe and blanch for 3 minutes until wilted. Drain and set aside. Add olive oil to a skillet over medium-high. Add garlic until fragrant. Add blanched broccoli rabe and cannellini beans to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes until combined. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste.

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