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Sesame Broccoli Salad

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Sesame broccoli salad is a lovely and nurtitious salad. Made with cooked broccoli, the salad is flavored with soy sauce, vinegar and honey to taste. Tossed and served, it looks good and tastes great!
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Broccoli 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into florets, with stems peeled and coarsely chopped
  Reduced sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Rice vinegar/White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Oriental sesame oil/Peanut oil 2 Teaspoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon

To toast the sesame seeds, preheat the oven to 325°F.
Spread the sesame seeds in a pie pan and bake, uncovered, shaking the pan frequently, until the seeds are golden about 10 minutes.
Set aside.
Meanwhile, bring about 2 cups unsalted water to a boil in a large heavy saucepan.
Add the broccoli, cover, and cook for 5 minutes or until tender but still crisp.
Drain in a colander, rinse under under cold running water to stop the cooking, and drain again.
Transfer to a serving dish.
Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, and honey.
Pour over the broccoli and toss well.
Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 172

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.7%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 726.3 mg30.3%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 19.6 g78.4%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 23 g45.3%

Vitamin A 84.8% Vitamin C 1011.6%

Calcium 46.9% Iron 41.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sesame Broccoli Salad Recipe