NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Just because you’re having a sandwich, that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on your veggies.

Stephanie and Tony Tantillo have a hearty sandwich with broccoli rabe.

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Broccoli Rabe Chicken Sandwich


1 chicken breast, grilled

– 2 garlic cloves, minced

– Salt and pepper

– 3 oz extra virgin olive oil

– 1 bunch broccoli rabe

– Pinch or oregano

– 1 loaf Italian bread

– 3 slices provolone cheese


Season chicken with both sides with salt, pepper and minced garlic, grill on each side until white in the middle.

Meanwhile in a pan, heat olive oil and cook broccoli rabe until wilted down. (Optional: blanch beforehand to remove some bitterness)

Mixed in sliced chicken and oregano.

Slice loaf in half and lay cheese down, top with hot broccoli rabe and chicken.

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