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Broccoli with Benne Seeds

Broccoli with Benne Seeds
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

More than steamed broccoli–benne seeds, soy sauce, honey, and shallots in this recipe bring your broccoli to the next level.

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yields

6–8 servings

    Ingredients
  • 2 pounds broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon shallots
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons benne seeds
  • Salt
steps
  1. Peel broccoli stems and cut into ½-inch pieces. Cut florets into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Bring large pot of salted water, fitted with a steaming basket, to boil and place broccoli in steamer rack. Place rack in pot and cook until fork tender, approximately 8–10 minutes. Remove steamer from pot.
  3. Pour olive oil into large sauté pan over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until translucent. Add soy sauce and honey and stir to combine.
  4. Place warm broccoli in large bowl. Drizzle soy mixture over broccoli and toss to coat.
  5. Pour broccoli into serving dish. Sprinkle with benne seeds.
  • Recipe By
    The Local Palate Test Kitchen

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