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How to Steam Vegetables: 7 steps (with pictures)

How to Steam Vegetables: 7 steps (with pictures)
Edit Article Vegetables & EquipmentSteaming VegetablesUsing a Covered PanIn the Microwave Edited by Flickety, Sondra C, Eric, Travis Derouin and 15 others Steamed vegetables are a nutritious and quick choice for any dinner table. There are several methods to choose from, and you don't need any fancy kitchen equipment to get the job done. To get going on tonight's delicious, nutritious, colorful dinner, you'll need a steamer, covered pan, or microwaveable bowl. Ad Steps Method 1 of 4: Vegetables & Equipment 1Pick your vegetables. 3Devise some equipment. Method 2 of 4: Steaming Vegetables 1Bust out your steamer. 5Season and serve. Method 3 of 4: Using a Covered Pan 1Get a hold of a large pan. 4Remove from the heat and serve. Method 4 of 4: In the Microwave 1Put your vegetables into a microwavable bowl with a tablespoon (15 g) of water. 4Eat. Tips Sources and Citations VideoJug A video on steaming vegetables.

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