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Sesame Broccoli Florets

This side is so easy to jazz up. If you like, add some strips of sweet yellow or red pepper, or tossed in some chopped cilantro for a tangy kick.—Kathryn White, Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  • In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry garlic and ginger in olive oil until tender. Add the broccoli, soy sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil and pepper flakes; stir-fry 4 minutes longer. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 76 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 329mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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