Monday, April 4, 2011

Steamed Vegetables with Garlic-Ginger Butter Sauce

Steamed Vegetables with Garlic Ginger Butter Sauce


1     - pound small fresh asparagus
3     - carrots, scraped and cut into thin strips
3     - small red round potatoes, sliced
       - Garlic-Ginger Butter Sauce
       - chopped fresh parsley

Garnish: orange rind


Step 1
- Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales with a vegetable peeler or knife, if desired. Set aside.

Step 2
- Arrange carrots and potatoes in a steamer basket; place over boiling water. Cover and steam 5 minutes.

Step 3
- Add asparagus; cover and steam 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Step 4
- Arrange vegetables on plates; drizzle with Garlic-Ginger Butter Sauce, and sprinkle potatoes with parsley. Garnish, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings

Garlic-Ginger Butter Sauce


1/3     - cup butter or margarine
1        - tablespoon brown sugar
1/2     - teaspoon ground ginger
1/4     - teaspoon orange rind
1        - clove garlic, minced


Step 1
- Combine butter, brown sugar, ginger, orange rind, and minced garlic in a saucepan. Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.

Yield: 1/3 cups

Recipe By: Joelle Diorio
From: Orlando, Florida
Book: Southern Living
Page: 42

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