Easy Vegetable Sides: Maple Ginger Broccolini

Serves 4

20 Minute Prep Time

By Sarah Skalzub, RHN on December 8, 2015 , categorized in Dinner, Sides & Appies

maple ginger broccolini

This flavorful side dish that can be used alongside main dish or on a bed of brown rice with tofu as the main feature.


  • 227 grams (2 bunches) of broccolini
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds


  1. Boil a pot of water with steamer basket.

  2. While water is boiling, in a small sauce pan sauté garlic and ginger on medium low heat, until golden.

  3. Add in soy sauce and maple syrup. Let simmer.

  4. Once water has boiled steam brocoolini for around 5 minutes or until tender.

  5. Strain broccoli, place in side dish and drizzle with maple syrup mixture.

  6. Garnish with sliced almonds.

Sarah Skalzub, RHN

Sarah is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Personal Trainer and works at Vega as a Product Specialist. Sarah educates from experience! Drawing on her retail leadership in the natural health industry, her own nutrition consulting, and a personal passion, she equips audiences with tools and inspiration to feel their absolute best from the inside, out. Specializing in sports and fitness recommendations, Sarah is active as a runner, playing soccer or enjoying the Rocky Mountains on her snowboard.