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Garlic sesame broccoli

A simple vegetable dish with Asian flair and tons of flavor.

  • Yield: Serves 4-6
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes

Good food doesn’t have to be complicated. A few good ingredients and that is it. This is a great side dish if you are looking for a healthy and flavorful recipe.

This recipe is great over rice, even cauliflower rice, but can also be made with florets and added to a chilled noodle bowl.


  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 pound baby broccoli
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • Sesame seeds


Heat oil in a large skillet over a medium-low heat.

Add shallot, increase heat to medium and cook for 30 seconds.

Add in garlic, saute for 10 seconds.

Add broccoli, a tablespoon of water, the teriyaki sauce and cover. Cook until tender.

Plate with sesame seeds and enjoy.

Related Topics: Appetizers, Vegetarian

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