Vegetables with Chile Lime Butter

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  • Servings: 6 (1/2 cup each)


2 Tbsp butter or margarine
1 small clove garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp lime peel, grated
1 tsp Serrano or jalapeño chile, finely chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
3 cups cut-up fresh vegetables, such as Green Giant™ Fresh Broccoli Florets, Cauliflower Florets and/or sliced Carrots


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