How to Boil Vegetables
Some vegetables must be cooked to be enjoyed while others simply benefit tremendously from it. Boiling is a safe and fool-proof way to soften and intensify the flavor of many vegetables.
🧂 Ingredients & Equipment:
Vegetable(s) of your choice
Boil water in a pot large enough to hold your chosen vegetabe
Season water & add vegetable
Remove from cooking water when a sharp knife can steadily pierce the densest part evenly
📝 Notes, Tips, Tricks
This vegetable Cooking chart provides guidance on timing
A bowl of boiled vegetables can make a lovely light meal or snack with the right toppings & a side of toast or soup.
Popular toppings include: butter, olive oil, herbs, cheese, lemon zest, garlic, nuts, salad dressing.
For next level vegetable boiling, try seasoning the water with herbs (e.g., parsley, thyme, dill) or other tasty items (e.g., garlic, ginger, lemon)
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