Sesame Broccoli

Think you can only steam frozen veggies? Well think again! The frozen broccoli makes this super convenient ---but the flavor combination will have you wanting to double the recipe and eat MORE vegetables.

  • 1 (15-ounce) bag frozen broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries.

Prepare the broccoli for cooking by either boiling or steaming and then drain.  Boil, Generally 5-7 minutes to steam or boil is about right for crisp broccoli.

Heat the sesame oil on a skillet or wok for 15 seconds over high heat. Add the sesame seeds and the broccoli.  Stir fry until heated through (about 1-2 minutes). Meanwhile, combine the soy sauce and honey in separate mixing bowl. Remove broccoli from the skillet or wok to a serving dish, pour soy sauce mixture over broccoli and add dried cranberries

Yield: 4 Servings
Nutrient Breakdown: Calories 110, Fat 6g (0.5g saturated fat), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 180mg, Carbohydrate 13g, Fiber 3g, Protein 4g.
Percent Daily Value: Vitamin C 120%, Calcium 6%, Iron 6%, Vitamin A 0%.
Diabetes Exchange Values: ½ Fruit, 1 ½ Vegetable, 1 Fat