Sesame and Lemon Broccoli

Vickie Parks


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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4 to 6


5 Min


10 Min


Stove Top


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

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.
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.
Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

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