Steamed Vegetables with Chile-Lime Butter

Kids of all ages will gobble up their veggies when topped with a citrus-pepper butter.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small clove garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
teaspoon finely chopped serrano or jalapeño chile
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
3
cups cut-up fresh vegetables, such as broccoli florets, cauliflower florets and/or sliced carrots
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir about 20 seconds. Add lime peel, chile, salt and lime juice; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart saucepan, place steamer basket. Add 1 cup water; heat to boiling.
  • 3 Add cut-up vegetables to basket; cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 4 To serve, place vegetables in serving bowl. Add butter mixture; toss gently to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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