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    Sesame Broccoli

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 mins

    3 mins

    5 mins

    Chef# 477627's Note:

    From Diana Rattray: Can't remember which site I found this at, but wow, what a different take on broccoli! Will convert broccoli haters, and show cheese sauce lovers a whole new side of broccoli. Highly recommended!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 2

    Yield:

    lb

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Trim and wash broccoli; drain. Cook broccoli spears in a small amount of boiling salted water 1/4 cup) just until tender, about 5 minutes. (Or microwave (1 - 2 tablespoons water) for 3 minutes for 1000 watt microwave, adjust your time according to wattage!).
    2. 2
      Drain and arrange broccoli spears in a serving dish.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine vegetable oil, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, and sesame seed; bring to a boil.
    4. 4
      Pour 1/2 the sauce over the hot broccoli, turning spears to coat thoroughly. Serve immediately.
    5. 5
      (Note: Serving size is 2, although there is enough sauce for 4+ servings. I save the balance for dressing leftover rice -- makes an excellent salad topping served warm.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 10, 2007

      45

      Thanks for sharing a great new way to serve broccoli. This tasty & simple side-dish is one I'll be making again!

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    • on June 18, 2007

      55

      This really was simple and very tasty! I had rice vinegar on hand and used it, and I opted to use my Tahini (soy sauce). My 15-year-old daughter liked it as well. Definitely will keep this recipe and share with friends. Oh, yeah, I had it as a side dish with Mahi Mahi, which had similar ingredients. Next time will also have wild rice and mushrooms to top it all off!

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    • on June 12, 2007

      35

      I thought this was ok but I think the vinegar was just a little overpowering for me. I think next time I'd cut it back to about 1 tsp. and start from there. I loved that this is a nice way to add a little zip to Broccoli without adding alot of extra fat and it was very simple. Thank's!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Broccoli

    Serving Size: 1 (170 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 296.8
     
    Calories from Fat 100
    33%
    Total Fat 11.1 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 1.6 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 714.0 mg
    29%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.7 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 17.5 g
    70%
    Sugars 13.6 g
    54%
    Protein 13.9 g
    27%

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