Easy Sesame Broccoli Recipe

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Easy Sesame Broccoli Recipe
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Easy Sesame Broccoli Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

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. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Broccoli in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p8

Nutritional 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.

  • 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
  1. 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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bylaw User ID: 797340 87663
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2011

"This is a tasty dish!"

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