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Easy Steamed Veggies

Steamed veggies are a fast and nutritious side dish and go great with quick dinners.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 100kcal

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup water enough to have 2 inches in the bottom of a pot
  • 2 cups vegetables cut into uniform pieces

Instructions

  • Cut the veggies into uniform pieces. This will promote even cooking. Add 2 inches of water to a pot and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Put the veggies in a stainless steel steamer basket. Place it in the pot and cover. Cook until the veggies are tender. Cooking time will depend on the vegetable. Enjoy warm!

Notes

Approximate veggie steaming times:
  • Green beans, asparagus, or spinach: 3 to 5 minutes
  • Broccoli or cauliflower: 5 to 7 minutes
  • Carrots, beets, potatoes: 10 to 20 minutes
Please note that nutrition info will vary depending on the types of vegetables used.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 499mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg