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Sesame Broccoli Recipe

Sesame Broccoli Recipe

“This tasty broccoli dish has become a favorite at our house,” Janice Cawman says from Yakima, Washington. “It’s quick, easy and adds a colorful presentation to any menu.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted


  • 1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce, oil, vinegar and honey; cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through.
  • 2. Transfer broccoli to a serving bowl; drizzle with soy sauce mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 48 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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s_pants User ID: 174050 221736
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"Very good! The flavor of the soy sauce mixture did not over-power the broccoli."

mehalv User ID: 4612167 58234
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2011

"This was a tasty side dish! I used toasted sesame oil in place of olive oil for a little extra nutty sesame flavor. I found the suggested 10-15 minutes of steaming time for the broccoli to be a tad too long, and would suggest checking it sooner if you like a bit of a bite to your broccoli."

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