Let's amp it up and really get them hooked on you. Lightly steamed and drizzled with some yummy sauce, what's not to love? I'm thinking you'll be having a lot more dinner dates broccoli.
Broccoli with Orange Sesame Sauce
1 pound broccoli, cut into florets
¾ cup orange juice
1 tbsp. honey or agave
1½ tsp. grated fresh ginger
2 tsp. cornstarch dissolved in 4 tsp. water
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. dark sesame oil
2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
To prepare the sauce, combine orange juice, honey and ginger in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the cornstarch mixture, whisking while returning to a boil. Cook the sauce until thickened, about 1 minute. Remove pan from heat and stir in lemon juice and sesame oil.
Meanwhile, steam broccoli until tender-crisp, about 5-6 minutes. Arrange on a serving platter, pour sauce over broccoli and sprinkle with sesame seeds.