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Steamed Winter Vegetables

 Steamed Winter Vegetables
Potatoes, parsnips, carrots, brussels sprouts and turnips star in this colorful side dish from Marilyn Leedom of Appleton, Wisconsin. A dash of horseradish and dill perk up this vegetable assortment that makes an appealing partner to any winter entree.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 pound small red potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 pound brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 small turnip, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 2 small carrots, cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch slices
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Place the vegetables in a steamer basket. Place in a large saucepan
  • over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 10-12
  • minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet. Stir in the vegetables and
  • toss to coat evenly. In a small bowl, combine the dill, vinegar,
  • horseradish and salt. Pour over the vegetables; toss to coat evenly.
  • Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 123 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable,

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