Broccoli in Cashew Garlic Sauce

Jan 27, 2022

Broccoli in Cashew Garlic Sauce

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Nice + easy Garlic-y Goodness on a plate! Stuffed with dark greens + nut protein, this heart healthy vegan dish will become a fast favorite for all ages!
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword Dairy Free, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Heads of broccoli blanched + cut into florets
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic minced
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Raw + Unsalted Cashews soaked in hot water for 6 mins.
  • 1 TBSP Ginger root minced
  • 1 TBSP Sesame seeds / Everything but the Bagel seasoning
  • 2 TBSP Sesame Oil

Sauce

  • 4 TBSP Soy Sauce
  • 2 TBSP Your choice of sauce! (Gochujang sauce, Teriyaki, Ginger marinade, Plum sauce, etc.)
  • 1 TBSP Rice Vinegar
  • 1 TBSP Corn Starch
  • A Pinch of Sugar

Instructions

  • Chop your broccoli into large florets before blanching them in boiling water for no more than 5 minutes. Immediately drain them, showering the vibrant greens in cold water. Chop into smaller florets + set aside.
  • In a small bowl, stir in soy sauce, rice vinegar + your choice of marinade/dressing to taste. Mix in sugar + corn starch until fully combined. Set aside.
  • In a large/wide frypan or wok, combine sesame oil, garlic, green pepper + broccoli over high heat. Stir for a few minutes, making sure to not burn your garlic!
  • Pour your corn starch slurry into the pan, stirring constantly. Add in the cashews + ginger– reduce your heat to medium + cover your pan to let sauce thicken.
    Starting small, taste your creation. If you want more a saucier, add some splashes of soy sauce– careful as this increases salt levels!
  • Top with sesame seeds, add pepper to taste + enjoy!

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