Ginger Broccoli

This recipe gives broccoli an Asian twist with ginger and tamari.

Broccoli is a super nutritious non-starchy vegetable that will give you plenty of vitamin A, B5, B6, C and K, along with folate, choline and potassium.  

Meanwhile, sesame seeds add some copper, iron, and magnesium and while the ginger, garlic and tamari provide a flavour punch that will make your family fall in love with broccoli again.  


One serve provides 120 calories, 5 g protein, 8 g fat, 6 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.3.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 1 broccoli head about 400g, cut into bite-size florets
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and chopped finely
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons tamari
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds


  • Prepare the broccoli and ginger, peel the cloves of garlic.
  • Melt coconut oil in a medium-sized frypan on high heat.
  • Add the ginger and broccoli and stir.
  • Add the sesame oil and stir.
  • Crush in the garlic and stir.
  • Add the tamarin and stir.
  • Add in the sesame seeds and stir.
  • Cook for 1 – 2 mins (i.e. not for too long as it’s nice when the broccoli is still crunchy).

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