Healthy living

Honeyed greens

Preparation time: 8 minutes

Cooking time: 6-8 minutes

Serves: 4


6 cups assorted green vegetables in season. Choose from:

  • zucchini
  • leek
  • celery
  • asparagus
  • green beans
  • Brussels sprouts
  • broccoli
  • green capsicums
  • snow peas
  • bean-shoots.


  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped


1. Slice vegetables to same size for even cooking.

2. Steam vegetables for 6-8 minutes or microwave on HIGH (100%) for 3-4 minutes until crisp but tender.

3. Place dressing ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until honey dissolves, or microwave on HIGH (100%) for 1 minute.

4. Drain vegetables and toss through dressing. Serve immediately.


A great way to empty your refrigerator crisper, or to introduce new varieties of vegetables to the family.


  • Garlic may be used instead of ginger.
  • 8 serves of vegetables in this recipe.

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