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Steamed Summer Vegetables Two Ways


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Steamed Summer Vegetables

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 med. potatoes, pared, sliced
  • 1/2 lb. fresh green beans, cut in 1 inch pieces
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  • 1 lg. onion, sliced
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced yellow squash
  • *Lemon Herb Butter
  • *Zesty Marinade

*Recipes Follow

Directions

Bring 1 1/2 cups water and salt to a boil in large skillet; reduce heat. Place steamer in skillet. Layer potatoes and green beans in steamer. Simmer covered, for 5 minutes. Add remaining vegetables. Simmer for 5 minutes or until tender-crisp. Toss half the vegetables with Lemon Herb Butter, serving hot. Toss remaining vegetables with Zesty Marinade. Chill, covered, overnight.

Lemon Herb Butter

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • dash pepper

Directions

Melt butter in small saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients. Toss with steamed veggies.

Zesty Marinade

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 Tbsp. wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
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  • 1/2 tsp. dried leaf basil, crumbled

Directions

Combine all ingredients in jar. Shake, covered, to blend well. Toss with steamed veggies. Chill, covered, overnight.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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August 21, 20200 found this helpful

I've been making this recipe with BOTH 'sauces' since I saw it in our newspaper in about 1981. I'd lost the part showing ingreds for the Zesty Marinade so THANK YOU for putting this recipe online! It's wonderful, both ways! (I modify it by steaming 5 mins after adding onion before squash goes in...that's it.)

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