Steamed Vegetables Recipe

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  • Steamed Vegetables
  • Steamed Vegetables
How to make Steamed Vegetables
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Steamed Vegetables Recipe: An excellent way to cook vegetables, that helps to soften the veggies yet retain their flavor, colour and goodness! A delicious bowl of steamed vegetables is the healthiest way to eat up your veggies in a balanced way and not compromising over taste. Here is a recipe to easily and in about 40 minutes, prepare a bowl of steamed vegetables loaded with nutrients and taste. One dish that you can eat as much as you wish and at any given time. From brunch to a mid-day snack, lunch or dinner, this is just the apt bowl of food to satiate all your hunger pangs, and one that you won't regret indulging over.

Ingredients of Steamed Vegetables

  • Vegetables:
  • Asparagus
  • Spinach
  • Summer squash
  • Courgettes (zucchini)
  • Peas
  • Broccoli
  • Sweet corn
  • String beans
  • Brussels
  • Sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Beetroot
  • Onion
  • Potatoes
  • Turnip
  • Turnip greens
  • Mustard greens
  • Sweet potatoes

How to Make Steamed Vegetables

  • 1.Steaming is done over medium heat. Be careful not to let all the water cook away.
  • 2.Dense vegetables should be cut into small pieces to cook more quickly.
  • 3.Prepare vegetables in the normal way and spread them in a single layer in the steamer basket, so they cook evenly.
  • 4.Put the steamer basket over the pan once the water is at a rolling boil.
  • 5.The ideal height above the water is 2.5cm, but as long as the steamer basket is not actually touching the water, the distance isn't crucial.
  • 6.Cooking time for steaming vegetables is approximately the same as for boiling.

Recipe Notes

You can use vegetables of your choice as almost any vegetable can be steamed, and it's an excellent way to cook them, as it retains their shape, flavour, colour and goodness.

Key Ingredients: Asparagus, Spinach, Summer squash, Courgettes (zucchini), Peas, Broccoli, Sweet corn, String beans, Brussels, Sprouts, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Beetroot, Onion, Potatoes, Turnip, Turnip greens, Mustard greens, Sweet potatoes