Herbed Veggie Platter Recipe

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Herbed Veggie Platter Recipe
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Herbed Veggie Platter Recipe

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This eye-appealing combination is an interesting twist on mixed vegetables. Topped with herb butter and Parmesan cheese, the crowd-pleaser is an ideal addition to buffets. Divide the ingredients between two plates if your microwave can't accommodate one large platter. -Patricia Vandiver, Tucson, Arizona
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1 medium bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

On a large round microwave-safe platter, arrange the cauliflower, broccoli and zucchini. Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally; drain.
In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, thyme, parsley and onion salt. Cover and microwave on high for 45 seconds or until the butter is melted.
Arrange tomatoes on platter. Drizzle butter mixture over vegetables; sprinkle with cheese. Cook, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Herbed Veggie Platter in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 128 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 261mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1 medium bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. On a large round microwave-safe platter, arrange the cauliflower, broccoli and zucchini. Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally; drain.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, thyme, parsley and onion salt. Cover and microwave on high for 45 seconds or until the butter is melted.
  3. Arrange tomatoes on platter. Drizzle butter mixture over vegetables; sprinkle with cheese. Cook, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Herbed Veggie Platter in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p31

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MaryLou2004 User ID: 5492918 35483
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"This is one of my families favorite recipes!!! We have made it for several occasions. I like to bake it at 400 for about 30 mins, it turns out so yummy!!!"

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