Easy Keto Sesame Broccoli
This simple keto broccoli side dish is easy to make and packed with flavor.
Per serving: ~120kcal, 8g fat, 5g protein, 9g total carbs - 3.5g fiber = 5.5g net carbs.
cut into florets
red pepper flakes
or liquid aminos
Toast Sesame Seeds
In a dry pan over medium heat, toast
for 60-90 seconds, or until fragrant and lightly browned. Stir in
and remove from heat.
Keto Sesame Broccoli
in a large pan over medium high heat. Add garlic, and cook for 45-60 seconds or until fragrant. Add broccoli to pan, and stir to coat with oil/garlic. Saute for 1 minute.
Reduce heat to medium. Add water to pan, and cook broccoli for an additional 3-4 minutes, or until water has evaporated.
Add sesame seed mixture and 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce (or
) to pan. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, or until broccoli reaches desired tenderness, stirring often.
Remove from heat. Finish with remaining 1 tablespoon of soy sauce/aminos before serving.
For an additional flavor boost, use your favorite
instead of the water in this recipe and/or add 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger alongside the garlic.
The chili flakes only add a mild heat to this keto sesame broccoli recipe. Add more to increase the spice.
Sesame oil really rounds out the flavor here. You can substitute another oil, but it won't be quite the same.