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Hot Vegetable Plate

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 25, 2022
A creamy mustard sauce adds spark to an interesting lineup of vegetables in this perfect fall side dish. I always receive compliments with this special presentation. — Julie Polakowski, West Allis, Wisconsin


  • 1 medium kohlrabi
  • 1 medium turnip
  • 1 small rutabaga
  • 4 medium carrots, halved crosswise
  • 4 medium leeks (white portion only), sliced
  • 12 fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


  1. Peel kohlrabi, turnip and rutabaga; cut into 1/4-in. slices. Halve the kohlrabi and turnip slices; quarter the rutabaga slices. Place all vegetables in a large saucepan and cover with water; cook until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan; stir in flour. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add salt if desired and pepper. Gradually add milk; cook and stir until mixture boils. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in mustard.
  3. Drain vegetables; serve with warm mustard sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 152 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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