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Sesame Broccoli

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli flowerets (about 1 1/2 bunches)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

Nutrition Information

  • calories 29
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 0.7 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 4.6 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 145 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange broccoli and red pepper in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; place in a medium bowl.

  2. While vegetables cook, place a small, heavy skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add sesame seeds, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until toasted. Set sesame seeds aside.

  3. Combine soy sauce and remaining 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well. Microwave at HIGH 45 seconds or until bubbly. Pour sauce over vegetables; sprinkle with sesame seeds, and toss gently.

Cook's Notes

WORK-saverBuy bags of precut broccoli flowerets in the produce section of your supermarket.

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