Sesame Beans and Broccoli Salad

By March 30, 2023April 1st, 2023Salads
Sesame Beans and Broccoli Salad: A small bowl filled with fresh broccoli, green beans and red capsicum coated with white and black sesame seeds and dressed in a combination of sesame oil, vinegar, soy sauce and extra virgin olive oil by

I just love the crispy-crunch of the vegetables in this salad coated in a tasty sesame-soy dressing. Enjoy!



Prep time

8 Minutes

Cooking time

3-5 Minutes


  • small head of broccoli, cut into flowerets
  • a handful of fresh green beans cut the ends off
  • 1 cheek of capsicum, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon toasted white sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon toasted black sesame seeds
  • salt and pepper *optional


  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce


  • Blanch the broccoli in a pot of boiling water for two minutes, remove with a slotted spoon and place into icy cold water to stop them cooking,
  • Add the beans to the same boiling water and blanch for 1-2 minutes, remove with a slotted spoon and place into the ice water
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat, and add the capsicum and chargrill on both sides until they just start to soften
  • Drain the broccoli and beans, add them to a serving bowl with the capsicum
  • Mix the dressing ingredients together and pour over the salad vegetables. Toss to combine
  • Sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds. Season to taste
  • Serve and Enjoy!
  • Note: You can toast the sesame seed in a dry frying pan, over medium-high heat stir gently until they start to change colour and become fragrant. Be careful not to burn them.

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