Healthy Eating: Sesame broccoli |

Healthy Eating: Sesame broccoli

— This recipe will become your family’s favorite way to eat broccoli.

3 cups broccoli florets

2 tablespoons rice vinegar (or 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar and 1 teaspoon sugar)

1 tablespoon water

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Place broccoli in a vegetable steamer over boiling water, cover and steam for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, water, lemon juice, sesame oil and ginger. Place the steamed broccoli in a serving dish and toss with the vinegar dressing until coated. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Makes 6, 1/2-cup servings

Recipe adapted from “The Best of Simply Colorado Cookbook,” Colorado Dietetic Association

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