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  Sliced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced yellow summer squash 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Broccoli florets 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  Sliced red potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a steamer.
Place carrots, yellow summer squash, and broccoli in a steamer basket or colander and steam, covered, for 8 minutes, or until just tender.
Remove from steamer and set aside.
Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in steamer.
Place green beans and potatoes in a steamer basket or colander, cover, and steam for 10 minutes or until just tender.
While beans and potatoes are steaming, place garlic, lemon juice, and pepper in a saucepan and simmer for 8 minutes.
Combine beans and potatoes with other vegetables and toss with garlic-lemon sauce.
Note: To save time, you can use your microwave to steam some of the vegetables while you are steaming the rest on your stovetop.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 388 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.7%

Saturated Fat 0.25 g1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 191.1 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.6%

Dietary Fiber 15.6 g62.3%

Sugars 14.6 g

Protein 20 g40.6%

Vitamin A 628.4% Vitamin C 720.6%

Calcium 28.4% Iron 31.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

shantihhh's picture
I also love a veggie steamer, especially the bamboo ones. I usually add some chiles or white pepper or long peppers crushed. The bamboo gives a nice fragrance to veggies. Yesterday we made steamed bok choy, sugar snap peas and brocolli w/garlic, lemon zest and long pepper-so yummy!
Steamed Vegetables With Garlic-Lemon Sauce Recipe