from: Trish Carr
I found a terrific vegetarian cookbook a few months ago called
All-American Vegetarian, by Barbara Grunes and Virginia Van Vynckt.
It has low-fat regional American recipes.
This one is in the Pacific Coast region.
It was really tasty and easy to whip up.
Serving Size: 8
Cut broccoli heads into florets.
- 1 1/2 lb broccoli
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 1 tsp grated ginger root -- fresh
- 3 cloves garlic -- minced
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/2 c water chestnuts -- fresh or canned
- 3 tbsp tamari soy sauce
- 3 tbsp dark brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
- 3 tbsp dry white wine -- or gin
Peel and thinly slice stems.
Blanch broccoli for 2 to 3 minutes in lightly salted boiling water.
Drain and rinse under cold running water.
Heat oil in a nonstick wok or frying pan that has been sprayed
with nonstick cooking spray.
Add ginger and garlic, and saute until fragrant.
Add pepper, broccoli, and water chestnuts.
Mix together soy sauce, brown sugar, and sesame oil, and add to
Add wine or gin, cover, and cook for 1 minute.
Transfer vegetables to a serving bowl and serve immediately.