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Satisfying Sesame Burdock

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Yields: 3 people



  • 1 large burdock root

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

  • 1 teaspoon Bragg liquid aminos

  • 1 teaspoon tahini

  • 1/2 teaspoon umeboshi vinegar



  1. Slice burdock into 1/2-inch rounds.

  2. Heat the sesame oil in a sauté pan and add burdock.

  3. Sauté for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

  4. Add a little water, cover and steam for 5 minutes.

  5. Combine Braggs, tahini and vinegar in a medium sized bowl.

  6. Add the burdock to the bowl and mix to coat with the sauce.



  • Chop fresh spinach or dandelion greens and add during the last 2 minutes of cooking.

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