Avocado, roasted broccoli & sesame rice salad

Avocado, roasted broccoli & sesame rice salad

Share this veggie avocado, broccoli and sesame rice salad with a friend or partner for an easy supper. Full of flavour, you'll also get 3 of your 5-a-day.


Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Serves 2

  • fat 44g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 57g
  • sugars 21g
  • fibre 23g
  • protein 22g
  • salt 2.5g


  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets Broccoli brok-o-leeLike cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…
  • 1 large red onion, peeled and cut into chunky wedges Onion un-yunOnions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce Soy sauce soy sor-sAn Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • ½ tbsp honey Honey huh-neeHoney is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…
  • 250g pouch microwavable brown rice, cooked following pack instructions and cooled a little Rice r-eye-sRice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…
  • 1 small avocado, stoned, peeled and sliced Avocado av-oh-car-dohAlthough it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…
  • ½ small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced


Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Tip the broccoli onto a baking sheet along with the red onion and 1 tbsp of the sesame oil. Roast for 20 mins or until the broccoli is tender. Leave to cool a little.

Whisk the remaining sesame oil, soy, rice wine vinegar and honey in a small bowl. Toss the broccoli, rice, onion and dressing together in a large bowl, then gently mix in the avocado and coriander. Divide between bowls and top with the sesame seeds and chilli.

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