Charred Tenderstem® broccoli with Oriental Dressing

Charred Tenderstem® broccoli with Oriental Dressing

This side dish is simple yet delicious – charred Tenderstem is topped with a tantalizing mix of garlic, ginger, chilli, tamari and toasted sesame seeds for an oriental twist on your favourite vegetable! Recipe created by food blogger, Lucy and Lentils (

Preparation time

5 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Dairy free
  • Gluten free
  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutritional information per serving

  • kcal 97
  • Fat 4.6g Medium
  • Saturates 0.9g Low
  • Carbs 3.7g
  • Sugars 2.2g Low
  • Fibre 5.1g
  • Protein 7.5g
  • Salt 2.76g High
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  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil and gently simmer the Tenderstem® broccoli for around 3 minutes.

  2. Place a griddle pan on high heat. Add the sesame seeds and toast until golden, taking care that they don’t burn. Transfer to a dish and set aside.

  3. Drain the Tenderstem® broccoli and add to the griddle pan. Leave on a high heat until lightly charred, then turn and char on the other side.

  4. In a small dish, mix the tamari, chilli flakes, garlic, ginger and pepper.

  5. Place the Tenderstem® broccoli on a plate, add the toasted sesame seeds and a drizzle of the dressing and serve.

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