Steamed vegetables with chili lime butter

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Prep time: 6 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped serrano or jalapeño chile
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 3 cups cut-up fresh vegetables (broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, sliced carrots)


  • In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir about 20 Add lime peel, chile, salt and lime juice; mix well. Set aside.
  • In 4-quart saucepan, place steamer Add 1 cup water; heat to boiling.
  • Add cut-up vegetables to basket; cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • To serve, place vegetables in serving bowl. Add butter mixture; toss gently to

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