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Steamed vegetables with flavoured butters

Steamed vegetables with flavoured butters

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Steamed vegetables with flavoured butters

A little bit of oomph for your veg

A little bit of oomph for your veg

Serves 6

Cooks In20 minutes

DifficultySuper easy

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 100 5%

  • Fat 8.5g 12%

  • Saturates 5.3g 27%

  • Sugars 3.6g 4%

  • Protein 1.0g 2%

  • Carbs 4.4g 2%

Of an adult's reference intake


  • 1 pinch cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme , leaves picked
  • 60 g unsalted butter , softened
  • 450 g carrots , cut into thick strips
  • For the broccoli
  • ½ tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 3 anchovy fillets , finely chopped
  • 60 g unsalted butter , softened
  • 350 g broccoli , cut into florets
  • For the mangetout
  • ½ lemon , finely grated zest of, plus 1 tablespoon of juice
  • 60 g unsalted butter , softened
  • 350 g mangetout , trimmed
  • For the turnips
  • 1 clove garlic , chopped
  • ½ red chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes in oil , drained and finely chopped
  • 60 g unsalted butter , softened
  • 500 g baby turnips , quartered if large
  • For the carrots
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • ¼ orange , finely grated zest of


  1. Steaming is a great way to cook veg. It keeps in so many of the vitamins lost by boiling, and can be done in stacked steamer baskets. Best of all, though, it only takes up one ring of your cooker!
  2. The butters are easy to make and can be done way ahead. Keep any leftovers in your freezer and use a slice when you cook a steak. Don’t cook all the vegetables or you’ll have far too many – just pick your two favourites.
  3. Make the flavoured butters. If you are making the turnips, pound the garlic, chilli and sun-dried tomatoes to a paste in a pestle and mortar. Add seasoning and the butter and pound well. Dollop onto a sheet of greaseproof paper and roll into a cylinder, twisting the ends like Christmas crackers. Place in the freezer to firm up.
  4. For the carrots, pound the sugar, zest, cumin seeds and thyme; for the broccoli, the rosemary and anchovies; for the mangetout, mix the lemon juice and zest. Then add the seasoning and butter, pound and roll into Christmas cracker shapes, as before.
  5. Put the veg in a 2-layer steamer. Carrots should be nearest to the heat, then baby turnips, then broccoli florets, then mangetout. Steam for 10 minutes and serve each vegetable with circles of flavoured butter melted over the top.

Watch the video: Steamed Cabbage Recipe No Butter No Oil Cook Cabbage Southern Style . Recipes By Chef Ricardo (July 2022).


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