Festive Sesame Vegetables For 6

Accent a frozen vegetable mix with flavorful wedges of fresh fennel and toasted sesame seed.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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Festive Sesame Vegetables For 6
Ingredients
2
small fennel bulbs (about 6 ounces each), cut into thin wedges
1
16 ounce package loose-pack frozen mixed broccoli, baby carrots, and water chestnuts
1/2
cup sliced celery
1
tablespoon sesame seed
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
Directions
  1. In a large saucepan, cook fennel in a small amount of boiling water, covered, for 3 minutes. Add frozen vegetables and celery. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet cook sesame seed in hot olive oil for 1 to 2 minutes or until light brown. Remove from heat. Cool slightly. Carefully add lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour sesame mixture over drained vegetable mixture. Stir gently until coated. Makes 6 side-dish servings.
Nutrition Facts (Festive Sesame Vegetables For 6)
    Per serving:
  • 39 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • 143 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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