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Steamed Broccoli with Sesame Remoulade

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 3 ingredients
I learned to love veggies dressed with sesame when traveling in Japan. Sesame adds a nutty creaminess to them. This steamed broccoli with sesame remoulade is a versatile recipe for simply steamed broccoli. It...


  • 1 small head of broccoli, rinsed
  • 1 recipe Sesame Remoulade
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition Facts


52 cals


2 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g


8 g


2 g


3 g


4 g


38 mg


  1. Cut and discard the lower third of the broccoli stem. Cut off the broccoli florets and break into 1-inch pieces. Peel the remaining stem and cut into ½-inch pieces.
  2. In a medium stockpot with a lid, place a steamer over, but not touching, boiling water. Put the sliced broccoli stems into the steam, cover and steam for 1-2 minutes. Add the florets, sprinkle with salt, and re-cover. Steam a further 3-4 minutes or until the broccoli florets are bright green and are tender, but still crisp.
  3. While the broccoli is steaming make the Sesame Remoulade
  4. Drain the broccoli in a colander, plunge into cold water if eating cold. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a serving dish, drizzle with sesame remoulade sauce and toasted sesame.

Chef Tips

Make sure you buy really fresh green broccoli for this – there should be no yellow in the florets.Sesame Remoulade will keep in the fridge for a week.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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