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Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets Recipe

Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets Recipe

“We love to eat healthy, and this recipe has an Asian flare with a touch of sweetness that’s sure to satisfy even those who turn up their noses at broccoli,” says Marianne Bauman of Modesto, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted


  • 1. Place the broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the sugar, oil, soy sauce and vinegar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Transfer the broccoli to a serving bowl. Drizzle with soy sauce mixture; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 156 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 358mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.

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shannondobos User ID: 5115022 244405
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2016

"This was a super quick and easy way to jazz up plain old steamed broccoli. Next time I'll leave out the olive oil as I think it would still be delicious without it!"

s_pants User ID: 174050 136339
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2014

"I've made this numerous times over the past 5 years and it always turns out excellent. Nice flavor and easy to increase for more than 2."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 107770
Reviewed May. 24, 2014

"This was a nice side dish for a family dinner."

lspeeks User ID: 1068119 107769
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2011

"This sauce is so good on top of broccoli!!"

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 136258
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2009

"Best broccoli we've ever had!

~ Theresa"

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