A bit of grated lemon peel and a sprinkling of fresh herbs brighten flavors in this pretty combo of fall vegetables.
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
tablespoons finely sliced fresh chives
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
teaspoon grated lemon peel
cups fresh cauliflower florets (about 1 lb)
cups fresh broccoli florets (7 oz)
In 4-quart saucepan, heat 2 quarts water to boiling over high heat. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together butter, chives, thyme, lemon peel, salt and pepper until blended; set aside.
Add cauliflower to boiling water in saucepan; cook 2 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; return to saucepan.
Add butter mixture to vegetables in saucepan; toss to coat.
For a different look, the cauliflower can be sliced instead of left in florets. Begin slicing from the whole head of cauliflower, then separate the florets from the core.
The herb butter can be made ahead, covered and refrigerated. Remove from refrigerator to soften while cooking vegetables.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 4 1/2g
- 4 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.