Sesame and Lemon Broccoli

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

If you can't find gomashio in an Asian market (or the Asian aisle of your local grocery store),you can easily make your own by lightly toasting a tablespoon of sesame seeds with a pinch of sea salt in a skillet for about a minute, shaking the skillet frequently to avoid scorching the seeds.


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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
broccoli, cut into florets
1 Tbsp
gomashio japanese sesame seasoning (sesame seeds toasted with sea salt)
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
sesame oil
water, for boiling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Arrange a steamer basket in a large pot with about an inch of water. Cover, and bring water to a boil. Add broccoli to the steamer basket, cover and steam, tossing once or twice, until just tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer broccoli to a large bowl.
2
Mix together the gomashio (or 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds and a pinch of sea salt), lemon juice, and sesame oil. Drizzle over the broccoli and toss gently to cover broccoli evenly with the dressing.
3
Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Japanese