Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets Recipe
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Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets Recipe

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“We love to eat healthy, and this recipe has an Asian flare with a touch of sweetness that’s sure to satisfy even those who turn up their noses at broccoli,” says Marianne Bauman of Modesto, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 156 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 358 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Place the broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the sugar, oil, soy sauce and vinegar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Transfer the broccoli to a serving bowl. Drizzle with soy sauce mixture; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p59

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Reviewed Feb. 24, 2016

"This was a super quick and easy way to jazz up plain old steamed broccoli. Next time I'll leave out the olive oil as I think it would still be delicious without it!"

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2014

"I've made this numerous times over the past 5 years and it always turns out excellent. Nice flavor and easy to increase for more than 2."

Reviewed May. 24, 2014

"This was a nice side dish for a family dinner."

Reviewed Sep. 23, 2011

"This sauce is so good on top of broccoli!!"

Reviewed Sep. 19, 2009

"Best broccoli we've ever had!

~ Theresa"

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