THIS GREAT COMBO IS A PERFECT MATCH FOR A YUMMY SIDE DISH AND A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
A cup of broccoli equals the vitamin C of an orange.This antioxidant protects your cells from damage and promotes healing in the body.
- ·1 tbsp organic hulled sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup organic low sodium vegetable broth
- 1 tbsp Nama Shoyu Soy sauce
- 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
- 1-2 tbsp Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (or use sesame oil for the second part of the instructions.)
- 1 pound Organic broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
- Toast the sesame seeds by first heating a small skillet on medium heat.
- Add the sesame seeds and jiggle the pan so they spread out in a single layer.
- Let them cook until lightly browned, stirring occasionally, about 3-5 minutes. Do not walk away from them while cooking, as once they start to brown they can easily burn.
- Once lightly toasted remove from heat and put into a small bowl and set aside.
- Mix the stock, soy sauce, and sesame oil together in a small bowl and set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat the coconut oil (or sesame oil) on medium high heat.
- Add the broccoli florets, stir to coat the florets with the oil, then sauté for about a minute.
- Clear a space in the middle of the broccoli and add the ginger and garlic.
- Add a little more oil to the ginger and garlic (about a teaspoon) and sauté for half a minute, stirring just the garlic and ginger, until fragrant.
- Then stir the garlic and ginger in with the broccoli.
- • Add the vegetable stock mixture, bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat and cover.
- Let cook for 2-3 minutes, until broccoli is still firm but can be pierced with a fork.
- Remove from heat.
- Remove broccoli with a slotted spoon to a bowl.
- Return the pan to the heat, increase heat to high and boil down the liquid until just a couple tablespoons remain.
- Turn off heat, return broccoli to the pan
- Add the toasted sesame seeds and toss with the liquid.
- Once the broccoli is well coated, add to a bowl and serve.