Broccoli with Toasted Walnuts

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Studies show that broccoli may help in the prevention of cancer Here is a simple, easy to prepare dish made with two of the top cancer fighting super foods, walnuts rich in healthy oils and broccoli rich in sulphoraphanes. Adding cruciferous cabbage family vegetables is a core part of an anti-cancer diet.

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Broccoli with Toasted Walnuts

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

Recipe

  • tablespoon(s) coarsely chopped walnut piecespieces
  • 1 pound(s) broccoli
  • 2 teaspoon(s) sesame oil, coconut oil, olive oil or ghee
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 teaspoon(s) gluten free non GMO soy sauce or Braggs Aminos

Broccoli with Toasted Walnuts Directions

  1. In a small skillet, toast the walnuts over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, until the nuts are lightly browned. Set aside.  (or put the nuts in cast iron pan inside a toaster oven for 2-3 minutes)
  2. Place broccoli in a steamer basket
  3. Steam for 4-5 minutes covered
  4. Remove brocolli from steamer immediately (florets should be bright green and still crunchy)
  5. In a large bowl, combine the oil, scallions, garlic and soy sauce. Add the broccoli and toss well. Top with walnuts . Serve at room temperature.
  6. Variations:
  7. Use toasted  hazelnuts, pine nuts, or almonds in place of walnuts
  8. Toss with dried cranberries
  9. Add 2 teaspoons fresh chopped Thai Basil or Purple basil
  10. Use toasted sesame oil and add 1 -2 teaspoons of Rice Wine Vinegar for an authentic Japanese taste
  11. Make this dish with 1/2 lb. of brocolli and 1/2 lb. of cauliflower.

Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian)
Per Serving

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