Vegetable Steaming Cheat Sheet

Vegetable Steaming Cheat Sheet

0:00 To Prep
0:05 To Cook
1 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

An easy to use Cheat Sheet for steaming your veggies perfectly!

Ingredients

  • Artichokes - whole 25-40min
  • Asparagus - whole spears 7-13min
  • Beans, green - whole 6-10min
  • Beetroot - whole scrubbed 35-50min
  • Bok Choy / Choy Sum - leaves with stem 3-5min
  • Broccoli - Florets 5-7min
  • Brussels Sprouts - whole, trimmed 8-15min
  • Cabbage - cut into wedges 6-10min
  • Carrots - cut into thick slices 7-10min
  • Carrots, baby - whole 10-15min
  • Cauliflower - florets 5-10min
  • Corn on the cob - whole, husks removed 7-10min
  • Fennel - cut crosswise into 1cm slices 8-10min
  • Kale - trimmed 4-7min
  • Kohlrabi - Peeled and cut into ½ cm cubes 5-8min
  • Leeks - Trimmed, cut in half 5-8min
  • Okra - Fresh whole okra, trimmed 6-8min
  • Parsnips - Peeled and cut into ½ cm slices 7-10min
  • Peas, green - Fresh, shelled peas 2-4min
  • Peas, sugar snap - Whole pea pods, trimmed 5-6min
  • Potatoes, all - Peeled or scrubbed clean, cut into 1cm slices 8-12min
  • Potatoes - Whole, scrubbed clean 15-20min
  • Pumpkin - Peeled and cut into 3cm cubes 7-10min
  • Radishes - Whole radishes, trimmed 7-14min
  • Spinach - Cleaned, whole leaves 3-5min
  • Turnips - Cut into 1 cm cubes 8-12min
  • Silverbeet - Coarsely chopped leaves 3-5min
  • Sweet potatoes - Cut into large chunks 8-12min
  • Zucchini - Cut into 2cm thick slices 5-8min

Step 1

This is a guide ONLY. Exact steaming times will vary depending on size of vegetables and personal taste. To avoid overcooking, test for tenderness BEFORE full cooking time has elapsed

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