Lemon Sesame Broccoli

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • broccoli - 2 cup
  • sesame oil - 2 teaspoon
  • lemon juice (fresh) - 1/2 tablespoon
  • black pepper - 1/4 teaspoon
  • salt - 1 teaspoon

Directions:

Cut flowerets off of the broccoli and cut into small pieces.

Cut the stems into very thin round pieces so they will cook quickly.

Put the broccoli stems into boiling water in saucepan, cover and cook for 3 minutes.

Add flowerets, cover and cook 5 minutes, and then drain all broccoli and place in a serving bowl.

Mix broccoli well with the sesame oil, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Eat immediately

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 4 servings):

  • coconut oil : 1 teaspoon
  • white pepper : 1/4 teaspoon
  • olive oil : 1 teaspoon
  • garam masala : 1/4 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds : 1/4 teaspoon
  • paprika : 1/4 teaspoon
  • cayenne pepper : 1/4 teaspoon
  • vegetable oil : 1 teaspoon
  • mayonnaise : 1 tablespoon
  • rice vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • vitamin_c 57%

    lemon juice: 3%
    broccoli: 54%

  • vitamin_k 51%

    broccoli: 51%

  • iron 18%

    broccoli: 18%

  • food_folate 7%

    broccoli: 7%

  • folate_total 7%

    broccoli: 7%

  • vitamin_b6 6%

    broccoli: 6%