Steamed Vegetable Platter
8 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons soy sauce or shoyu
1/2 lemon squeezed or about 2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons all purpose seasoning (I use Spike) Vegetables:
12-15 string beans, trimmed
2 medium carrots, trimmed and cut into 1/4" rounds
2 cups cauliflower florets
2 ears corn, cut in 1/2
2 small yellow squash, cut into 1/4" rounds
2 medium zucchini, trimmed and cut into 1/4" rounds
2 cups broccoli florets
salt and pepper, to taste
1. Put all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, whisk to a blend, and then set aside.
2. Bring water to a boil over high heat in a steamer. Fit the basket into the steamer and put the string beans, carrots, and cauliflower in. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
3. Add the corn, yellow squash, zucchini, and broccoli. Recover and cook for 2 minutes more.
4. Transfer the vegetables to a warm platter. Arrange the corn around the outer edge of the platter, and season, to taste. Drizzle the dressing over the vegetables.