• BROCCOLI RABE (noun) The noun BROCCOLI RABE has 2 senses: 1. plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots. 2. slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds. Familiarity information: BROCCOLI RABE used as a noun is rare.Is broccoli and broccoli rabe in the same vegetable family?
First things first: Broccoli rabe is not broccoli . Sorry to disappoint, but that seems to be the biggest misconception about this vegetable. While Chinese broccoli and broccolini are both in the same family as the regular old broccoli you're familiar with, broccoli rabe is something else entirely.Is there protein in broccoli rabe?
Broccoli's Nutrient Profile. In addition to the protein, 1 cup of chopped, raw broccoli yields the following nutrients: Protein: 2.57g. Fiber: 2.4g. Calcium: 43mg. Iron: 0.66mg. Magnesium: 19mg.When to plant broccoli raab?
Planting Broccoli Raab. Broccoli Raab (Rabe)grows best in cool, moist and moderate climates (temperatures under 85 degrees F). Due to an intolerance to heat, start broccoli raab indoors or in the greenhouse the beginning of February for transplanting in mid-March.