Sesame Vegetables

This is a delicious way to break out of your vegetable rut

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diets: Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 2 teaspoons toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Brussel sprouts, halved
  • 2 cups sliced Bok Choy, white stalks included
  • 2 medium carrots, 1/4
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Combine toasted Sesame Oil, caraway seed, salt and pepper in a small bowl and set aside.Fill a large saucepan with 1 water and insert a steamer basket. Place the brussel sprouts and carrots in a steamer basket and bring water to a boil, cover, reduce heat to medium and steam for 10 minutes. Add Bok Choy and steam onther 5 minutes, or until brussel sprouts are cooked to your desired tenderness. Carefully remove vegetables from pot and place in serving bowl. Pour oil mixture over veggies and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.