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Easy Sesame Broccoli

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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli spears
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 49 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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  • bylaw
    Apr 13, 2011

    This is a tasty dish!