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Sesame Broccoli Recipe
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Sesame Broccoli

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"Light sesame oil works best for this recipe. Vegetable oil can be used instead."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    15 mins


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute broccoli and sesame seeds for 2 minutes. Stir in bell pepper and cook 2 to 3 minutes, until pepper is tender crisp.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 24, 2008

This dish is very good, and with a few tweaks is even better. I used red and yellow peppers to add a little colour. Before adding the broccoli, I sauteed a little minced garlic in the oil. After the vegetables had sauteed a little, I added a couple of tablespoons of water and covered the pan to let the veggies steam until they reached the desired tender crisp stage. A splash of soy sauce and toasted sesame seeds finished the dish. This was very well received at Easter dinner, even by those who usually reject all things green. This recipe is definitely a keeper.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 03, 2009

I don't get it. Since this recipe called for no seasoning, not even salt and pepper, I knew it would need something to liven it up. But even after adding onion, fresh garlic, salt, pepper, soy sauce and a dribble of toasted sesame seed oil, this was still, as my husband aptly described it, "nondescript."

Apr 18, 2006

A simple way to enjoy broccoli and peppers. I don't agree with reviewers who said it was bland: sesame oil gives a nice nutty taste to this dish! Sometimes, you just have to enjoy the simple taste of veggies..

Dec 14, 2003

Very tasty and quick to make! I used light sesame oil, added 2 cloves of garlic and 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce for added flavor. Thanks!

Sep 13, 2003

This is my all time favorite way to eat broccoli now! I omitted the green pepper.

Jan 25, 2004

This is a good recipe, but since broccoli is normally a pretty bland tasting veggie, I made one big change. I used "Hot" sesame oil. I used a wok and doubled the amount of oil and cooking times. The result was quite "invigerating". However, if you prefer "mild" salsa, etc, this is not for you!

Jul 23, 2003

At first taste, I thought they were pretty bland. (But I wasn't that surprised. Afterall, there are no spices). However, I let them saute an extra min once I added a couple splashes of soy sauce (as others suggested) and the taste was much better. Went well with our baked bird and potatoes.

Oct 15, 2002

This meal was quick to make, but didn't offer much for flavor. I'm sure some soy sauce or other spices would help it out.


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  • Calories
  • 67 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 16 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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