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Broccoli with Sesame

 Broccoli with Sesame
With a coating to tongue-tingling sauce an topping of crunchy sesame seeds, broccoli makes a fancy but fuss-free side dish. This vegetable is so nutritious that it's great to have a special way to serve it. —Doris Heath, Bryson City, North Carolina
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen broccoli spears
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted


  • Cook broccoli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small
  • saucepan, combine oil, soy sauce, sugar and vinegar; heat on medium
  • until sugar is dissolved and mixture is hot. Drain broccoli; place
  • in a serving bowl. Drizzle with soy sauce mixture and sprinkle with
  • sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with light soy sauce) equals 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat; also, 81 calories, 143 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 9 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 3 gm fat.