For a time-saving addition to supper, Myra Innes seasons broccoli spears with lemon, soy sauce and sesame seeds. It's a nice change from plain broccoli," she writes from Auburn, Kansas.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup water
- 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- 4 teaspoons olive or canola oil, divided
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add broccoli. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute sesame seeds in 1 teaspoon oil until lightly browned. Remove from the heat. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice, soy sauce and remaining oil. drain broccoli; toss with sesame seed mixture. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Broccoli in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p8
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Reviewed Apr. 13, 2011
"This is a tasty dish!"