Steaming Recipes

Keep your vegetables tasting fresh-picked and your seafood tender with these healthy steaming recipes.

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    Roast Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. I like these roasted beets in the winter but they can be enjoyed all year with the addition of fresh herbs and tangy goat cheese. —Courtney Archibeque, Portland, Oregon

    Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

    I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...


    Parmesan-Onion Potato Packets

    4 reviews

    This delicious twist on the baked potato is great for summer cookouts because the potatoes can be added to the...


    Zesty Lemon Broccoli

    4 reviews

    “I invented this recipe when I began changing my eating habits to incorporate more vegetables into my diet. This broccoli...


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    Dill Green Beans

    I love this healthful alternative to salty munchies like potato chips. The steamed beans are addictive and easy. —Allison Gray,...

    Grilled Green Beans

    4 reviews

    I cook almost everything outdoors, including green beans. I prepare this snappy side dish while the entree is cooking. The...


    Lime-Buttered Broccoli for Two

    1 review

    I got tired of serving broccoli the same way every time, so I prepared this recipe. The simple butter sauce...

    Herbed Veggie Mix-Up

    7 reviews

    A simple treatment of mixed herbs and seasonings brings out the best in this colorful medley of vegetables.—Marie Forte Raritan,...


    Italian Green Beans and Mushrooms

    1 review

    Enhance your menu anytime using this flavorful recipe. Toasted almonds add crunch to the medley of green beans and mushrooms.


    Nutty Garlic Brussels Sprouts

    I had never made brussels sprouts before and my husband didn't like them, but for the sake of variety I...


    Grilled Peppers and Zucchini for Two

    "This side dish is so simple and quick that I had to share it," notes Karen Anderson of Fair Oaks,...

    Bravo Broccoli

    19 reviews

    Here’s a fast, delicious way to dress up crisp-tender broccoli from our Test Kitchen! Just toss with a simple sweet-sour...


    Sweet Peas Parma

    4 reviews

    “This is a simple side with delicious Italian flavors.” Peas get dressed up for dinner with just a few easy...


    Asparagus with Dill Sauce

    2 reviews

    This tasty side is the perfect compliment to most any entree and takes mere moments to prepare. Prepare to have...


    Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

    1 review

    Mom used this recipe as a way to get my kids to eat a vegetable other than potatoes. It's now...


    Tangy Broccoli with Peanuts

    "My mother-in-law always made this side for special occasions," says Susan Riley from Allen, Texas. "It may sound unique, but...

    Lemon Broccoli with Garlic

    7 reviews

    “This easy recipe is a great way to use up leftover broccoli. That’s what Mom did, and I tend to...


    Fabulous Green Beans

    19 reviews

    My family loves this buttery sauce over green beans, whether they’re garden fresh or frozen. Another greeny option: Try sugar...


    Lime-Buttered Broccoli

    4 reviews

    “I got tired of serving broccoli the same way every time, so I prepared this recipe.” The simple butter sauce...


    Herb-Buttered Green Beans

    Dishes don't have to be elaborate in order to be delicious. Rosemary, basil, oregano and parsley season green beans for...


    Baked Sweet Onions

    2 reviews

    Baking enhances the natural sweetness of my family's favorite Vidalia onions. Perfect alongside beef entrees, this side dish has a...


    Foil-Pack Vegetables

    These grill-friendly veggies make it a cinch to offer a healthful variety of produce in one dish. Their robust flavors...


    Grilled Sweet Onions with Garlic

    1 review

    “These onions are a summer requirement for our family. We enjoy the caramelized onions and garlic over steak or on...


    Garlic Green Bean Medley

    4 reviews

    “This is one of my favorite ways to cook green beans. Everyone loves it!” —Nancy Daugherty, Cortland, Ohio

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    Grilled-to-Perfection Potatoes

    2 reviews

    This potato dish is a wonderful side for any grilled meat. If you don't want to grill, just place the...


    Green Beans Provencale

    9 reviews

    Garlic, tomatoes and olive oil are wonderful ingredients often found in Southern French cooking. In this dish, they complement the...


    Sicilian Steamed Leeks

    I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish is a...


    Cauliflower with White Cheddar Sauce

    My mother served this cheesy cauliflower on Thanksgiving and Christmas for as long as I can remember. I've embellished the...


    Sweet Peas Parma for 2

    “This is a simple side with delicious Italian flavors.” Peas get dressed up for dinner with just a few easy...


    Orange & Mint Snap Peas

    This classic steaming method produces vibrant, crisp-tender vegetables. The sweet taste of snap peas is accented with orange, sugar and...