Vegetables have vitamins, fibre, nutrients, enzymes, and minerals. That is what makes them “healthy”. If you overcook, you may be destroying some of those nutrients, enzymes and vitamins.
So says Chef Cristian and he should know. Today we are sharing a helpful infographic with you that will cover the correct times for steaming, boiling and microwaving your vegetables. This Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet is going to come in extremely handy.
How To Cook Vegetables The Proper Way
Before we share the Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet below, we thought that this video from Chef Cristian would be of interest. He shows us how to cook Vegetables the proper way and he has some excellent tips and tricks to ensure an excellent result.
This process also allows you to keep veggies longer in the fridge. And re-heating them is as simple as taking them out of their container and blanching them again in hot water, or microwaving them, or pan frying them. Click Play above to view ^
This Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet is a must. By using this helpful guide from Kidspot is an excellent reference. You can see from the video that we shared that optimal results are as a direct result of timing and your veggies are better consumed on the crunchy side.
See how to extend the life of your fruit and veg here.