Roasting the broccoli results in crisp edges and a just-tender bite, the perfect texture to pair with a creamy tahini sauce.

Lauren Grant
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Fall 2018


Recipe Summary

25 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Position a rack in bottom third of oven; preheat to 500 degrees F. Set a large rimmed baking sheet on the rack to preheat.

  • Cut broccoli florets into 1-inch pieces. Peel tough outer layer from the broccoli stalks, cut the peeled stalks into 2-inch-long pieces, then slice into 1/2-inch-thick planks. Toss the broccoli with oil and pepper in a large bowl.

  • Arrange the broccoli in a single layer on the hot pan. Roast until tender and starting to brown, 9 to 10 minutes.

  • Whisk tahini, lemon juice, honey, soy sauce, garlic and coriander in a large bowl. Add the broccoli, scallions and cilantro and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

164 calories; protein 6.9g 14% DV; carbohydrates 19.6g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 5.4g 22% DV; sugars 7.6g; fat 8.5g 13% DV; saturated fat 1.2g 6% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1227.9IU 25% DV; vitamin c 157.4mg 262% DV; folate 124.6mcg 31% DV; calcium 105.2mg 11% DV; iron 1.9mg 11% DV; magnesium 50.8mg 18% DV; potassium 634.2mg 18% DV; sodium 205.4mg 8% DV; added sugar 4.3g.

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This is an excellent way to prepare Broccoli. It's very light and flavorful. Easy to prepare and healthy. My new favorite way to cook broccoli! Read More