As a peaceful warrior, I would choose when, where and how I would behave.
With that commitment, I began to live the life of a warrior.
~Dan Millman

Friday, April 10, 2009

Enjoy this recipe as a great side dish or make it into a complete meal by steaming salmon or chicken on top of the vegetables.

Steamed Vegetable Medley

Steamed Vegetable Medley

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 2 cups chopped collard greens, stems removed
  • 1 medium onion sliced thick
  • 1 cup cubed zucchini (quarter lengthwise and slice about ½ inch thick)

  • Dressing
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • 1 medium clove garlic pressed
  • 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • balsamic vinegar to taste


  1. Chop onion and press garlic
  2. Bring lightly salted water to a boil in a steamer with a tight fitting lid. Add carrots and onions cover, and steam for 3 minutes. Add collard greens, and steam for another 3 minutes. Then add zucchini and steam for another 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from steamer and place in bowl. Toss with dressing ingredients.

    You can top with sliced chicken breast (3/4" thick) or fish (1" thick) on the top of the carrots and onions. Serves 2


JeffO said...

That sounds/looks very good, and not hard to make.

jgirl said...

Simple, yummy and in the nick of time!