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85
Calories 
9g
Carbs 
5g
Fat 
4g
Protein 
1
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(2 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

Need a new broccoli side dish? I've got you covered with this Sesame Soy Broccoli that makes a great Asian side dish of even main course with some chicken, beef, or tofu.

A few weeks ago I shared this Sesame Soy Edamame and we have been on the sesame soy train ever since. It's such a flavorful way to make a delicious Asian side dish with just about any veggie. The earthiness of the sesame oil and soy sauce really work together with the garlic and ginger. And if you are like me and like things spicy, add some red pepper flakes as well for good measure.

In terms of serving this, it goes great with almost any Asian inspired meal but can also work alongside any simply flavored protein. It can also easily be turned into a main course. Just season up some chicken thighs or extra firm tofu steaks and cook them on the same baking sheet.

Looking for more Asian inspired sides? Try these Simple Asian Stir Fried Veggies, Sesame Green Beans, or Spaghetti Squash and Edamame.

Prep Time

Sesame Soy Broccoli

26
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

4
  • 1 lb. broccoli florets
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce (or coconut aminos)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 U garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
2/3-3/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85
Calories from Fat 42
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g
7%
Saturated Fat 1g
3%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 304mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
3%
Dietary Fiber 3g
13%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Toss the broccoli with the sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and black pepper. Lay flat on a baking sheet. Cover the baking sheet with foil for easier clean up.
  2. Roast the broccoli for 24-28 minutes until tender and beginning to brown on the edges. Taste and season with soy sauce (or salt) if needed. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
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