Mixed Spring Vegetables
|Baby carrots||3⁄4 Pound, trimmed and peeled|
|Baby turnips/1 pound turnips, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces||3⁄4 Pound, trimmed|
|Haricots verts||3⁄4 Pound, trimmed (Thin Green Beans)|
|Baby pattypan squash||3⁄4 Pound, trimmed|
|Unsalted butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)|
|Minced fresh chives||2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)|
In a steamer set over boiling water steam the carrots and the turnips, covered, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until they are just tender, and transfer them to a large bowl.
In the steamer steam the haricots verts, covered, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until they are just tender, and transfer them to the bowl.
In the steamer steam the squash, covered, for 3 minutes, or until they are just tender, and transfer them to the bowl.
In a large skillet melt the butter over moderate heat, add the vegetables, the chives, and salt and pepper to taste, and cook the mixture, stirring, until the vegetables are combined well and heated through.