Sesame-Baked Vegetables Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegan

Sesame-Baked Vegetables Recipe


Makes 4 servings

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, minced
  • 2 medium carrots, minced
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Steam the broccoli until just tender, about 5 minutes, then coarsely chop and set aside
  3. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat
  4. Add the onion and carrots, cover and cook until tender, about 10 minutes
  5. Stir in the tomatoes with their juice, tahini and soy sauce and cook, uncovered, stirring until well mixed, about 5 minutes
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the steamed broccoli
  7. Taste, adjusting seasonings, adding a little more soy sauce if necessary
  8. Spread the mixture evenly into a 9- or 10-inch square baking pan and sprinkle with half these same seeds
  9. Set aside
  10. Roll out the pastry on a flat work surface so that it will fit on top of the baking dish, then place it on top of the filling and crimp the edges
  11. Brush the crust with a little water or soy milk and sprinkle with the remaining sesame seeds
  12. Bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes
  13. Serve immediately

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