Vegetables are packed with vitamins, fiber, nutrients, and minerals and that’s just the beginning! Today we share with you a helpful veggie cooking cheat sheet to ensure that you get perfect results.
If you overcook, you destroy those trace elements and all those wonderful health benefits are lost forever. This is the last thing you want to happen.
Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet
You may have noticed that most high-end restaurants will slightly undercook their veggies. This ensures a nice crunch and preserves the flavors and texture.
This Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet from Kidspot is an excellent reference and includes microwaving, boiling, and steaming. Don’t forget that if using your microwave, the food continues to cook, even when served.
Roasting Times For Vegetables
via She Knows
If you like to roast your veggies, again, don’t overdo it. This handy chart from She Knows is based on a 400F oven (204C) and suggests that you chop them into 2-inch squares.
Be sure to toss your veggies generously in olive oil. Don’t forget some parchment paper on your baking tray either!
How To Cook Veggies The Proper Way
via Chef Cristian, Youtube.
Now that you have your cheat sheets, we thought you would appreciate this video from Chef Cristian. He shows us how to cook vegetables the absolute proper way.
He has some excellent tips and tricks to ensure a perfect result every time. To learn how to cook and reheat your veggies like a pro, click Play above to view now ^
Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet Display
via Alchera Poster Designs, Etsy.
As mentioned earlier, timing is everything, especially when it comes to your veggies. The above chart shows you the optimal times to boil, steam, and roast your veggies and comes in a printable form that you can instantly download and frame. You can then display it in your kitchen.
It has been very popular with home cooks. You can even pop it on the back of a door if you prefer. You can see the whole collection here.