Sweet Herby Greens

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Jen T

Easy & fast way to jazz up green vegetables.

Top Review by White Rose Child

Adds a great "differentness" to your greens! I used a combination of broccoli stems/florets, green pepper and shredded mixed greens, and though I'm not used to sweet/sour dishes like this, I enjoyed it. My mom really liked the flavor too. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups assorted green vegetables (sliced leeks, cabbage, courgettes, asparagus, celery, broccoli or cauliflower florets, chopped green)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar or 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped herbs (lemon thyme, mint, chives or parsley)
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind (optional)


  1. Steam, boil, stirfry or microwave the vegetables until tender but still slightly crisp.
  2. Mix all sauce ingredients together and heat gently in a saucepan or the microwave until the sugar or honey has melted.
  3. Pour the hot sauce over the warm vegetables.
  4. Serve immediately.

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