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Steamed Vegetable Medley Recipe

Looking for an easy Steamed Vegetable Medley recipe? Learn how to make Steamed Vegetable Medley using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 2 servings



Steamed carrots, greens, onion, and zucchini. Top with sliced chicken breast or fish to make main dish. Adapted from World's Healthiest Foods http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe&dbid=58

Recipe Ingredients for Steamed Vegetable Medley

1 cup thinly sliced carrot
2 cups chopped collard greens, stems removed
1 onion, medium, sliced thick
1 cup zucchini, cubed
1 extra virgin olive oil to taste
1 clove garlic, pressed
1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh

Recipe Directions for Steamed Vegetable Medley

  1. Press garlic and let sit for 5-10 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits. Add salt and pepper and optional 1 teaspoon soy sauce.

  2. Bring lightly salted water to a boil in a steamer with a tight fitting lid. (Chinese-style bamboo steamer works well.) Add carrots and onions; cover and steam for 3 minutes.

  3. Add collard greens and steam for another 3 minutes.

  4. Then add zucchini and steam for another 3 minutes.

  5. Remove from steamer and place in bowl. Toss with dressing ingredients.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
73
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.5g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
54mg
2%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
15.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
2.9g
Vitamin A 216% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 9% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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