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    Foil-Steamed Spring Veggies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    44 mins

    10 mins

    34 mins

    Derf's Note:

    These are magnificient in spring!! but why wait for spring, I do these all year round, in winter I use shallots and small peeled packaged fresh carrots and imported asparagus, especially when we're looking for that "spring feeling",sometimes longed for in the middle of a cold spell. It's worth the little extra cost! Originally from Smart Cooking by Anne Lindsay.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large pot of boiling water, blanch pearl onions for 2 minutes, drain.
    2. 2
      Cut off root end and gently squeeze to remove skin.
    3. 3
      In another large pot of boiling water, blanch carrots for 2 minutes, drain and rinse under cold running water, drain again.
    4. 4
      Snap tough ends from asparagus.
    5. 5
      On large piece of heavy duty foil, arrange veggies in a single layer.
    6. 6
      Sprinkle with water, dot with butter and add bay leaf, salt and pepper.
    7. 7
      Fold foil over veggies and seal.
    8. 8
      Bake in 375 oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until veggies are tender.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 02, 2003

      55

      Can't believe I haven't tried this. The technique is very adaptable and this particular combination of veggies and seasonings was great. I'm going to use this often; very quick to do and can't beat the cleanup.

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    • on July 03, 2006

      55

      This was great. I used red pearl onions and added cremimi mushrooms then cooked it on the bbq. I'll be using this technique more frequently.

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    • on March 24, 2002

      45

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    Nutritional Facts for Foil-Steamed Spring Veggies

    Serving Size: 1 (140 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 61.1
     
    Calories from Fat 18
    31%
    Total Fat 2.1 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 5.0 mg
    1%
    Sodium 258.2 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 4.8 g
    19%
    Protein 1.6 g
    3%

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