Steamed Vegetables


Steamed Vegetables

A Heart-Healthy Vegetable Recipe

  • 4 to 6 Tbsp. water
  • 2 to 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 small bunch of broccoli, chopped
  • 2 medium summer squash, chopped
  • 1 dozen white mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 head of cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. dried garlic or 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped parsley

Place the water in a wok or frying pan. Use a steaming rack or tray if available. Place the chopped vegetables and mushrooms into the wok or frying pan. Sprinkle garlic and crushed dried basil on top. Cover. Heat and steam for several minutes until the vegetables are tender, stirring frequently if not using a rack. When tender, sprinkle olive oil over the mixture and add pepper to taste. Sprinkle cheese and chopped parsley over the steamed vegetables.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 110, Fat 6g, Sodium 60 mg, Carbs 12 g, Protein 5 g

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