Alkaline Recipe #61: Mixed Vegetables with Sesame Seeds


Do you fancy a light and healthy dish which is packed with alkaline vegetables? If so then this is the perfect dish for you!

This is a dish which is not only delicious, healthy and nutritious, but also alkaline at the same time. The added sesame seeds give this dish a lovely texture and crunchiness.

You can enjoy it as a starter or as main course accompanied with brown basmati rice or gently steamed salmon.

Mixed Vegetables with Sesame Seeds

Serves 4


50g peeled sesame seeds
400g carrots
700g broccoli
300g leeks
4 sticks of celery
3 tbsp rape seed oil
Himalayan crystal salt or celtic sea salt
Fresh ground pepper


Roast the sesame seeds in a frying pan without using any oil at low heat until golden brown. Stir occassionally.

Peel the carrots, clean them and cut into thin pieces. Cut off the flower heads from the broccoli stalk. Peel the stalk and cut into small pieces. Wash the broccoli flower heads.

Remove the outer leaves of the leeks, cut off the end parts and the dark green leaves. Cut each leek into halves, wash them thoroughly and cut them into strips. Remove the leaves, end parts and hard strings of the celery sticks, wash them and cut them into thin slices.

Either gently steam the carrots, celery and the broccoli or bring water to the boil in a large pot with a pinch of salt and quickly blanche the vegetables in boiling water for about 3 minutes. Put the vegetables into a colander, briefly pour cold water over them and drain the water.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan or Wok. Add all the vegetables and stir-fry them at medium heat for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle the roasted sesame seeds over the dish.


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  1. Dinkydi Reply

    I don’t like the idea of using rape seed oil, not the healthiest alternative. Can I use EVOO or something else healthier than rape seed. God! Even the name sounds horrible, RAPE seed.

  2. seeds Reply

    Sounds scrummy, going to be giving this a go soon.

  3. Jeremy Reply

    Hi, I’m not sure where you can get rape seed oil, but it’s not healthy and has many bad articles about it out there, it use to be the same thing as canola oil but not canola oil is now engineered differently, i would just substitute with olive oil.

  4. jenine Reply

    i was surprised at how much flavour the sesame seeds add. i used what vegetables i had, not exactly as instructed. found i prefer steaming and just gently frying at the end, instead of my usual over-fried mushed vegies with meat.

  5. alkaline foods Reply

    It’s a very good article… very informative and the steps are detailed

  6. Alisa Reply

    I have interstitial cystitis and PFD and am concerned about systemic yeast and an acidic body. I have been doing my research on this diet and an anti-candida diet but I am concerned with the recipes being IC friendly. I have a lot of allergies and sensitivities that can leave me in major pain so how can I eat to work with all situations?