Honey-mustard steamed green medley

Honey-mustard steamed green medley

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 8 mins - 10 mins


Serves 8
Serve up an all-in-one side dish of broccoli, green beans, peas and leeks, glazed with sweet vinaigrette

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal92
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein4g
  • salt0g
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  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • ½ tsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 leeks, trimmed and sliced into chunky rings



    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 400g green bean, trimmed
  • 140g thin-stemmed broccoli, cut into smaller pieces



    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 200g fresh or frozen pea



    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Whisk the oil with the mustard, honey and vinegar in a large bowl and season.

  2. Put the leeks in the water, bring back to the boil, then simmer gently for 1 min. Add the beans and cook for 2 mins, then add the broccoli and simmer everything for 4 mins. Finally, add the peas, bring back to the boil and simmer for 1 min more. Drain really well, then tip into the large bowl and toss through the dressing. Serve straight away.

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9th Dec, 2019
Looks great beside the Beet & Caramelised Onion tart - strong red and green. Finished with mashed Swede & Sweet Potato. Lovely colours and healthy. Even popular when you forget to add the honey :-)
20th Oct, 2018
Nice combo of fresh veg. I served it with a boiled ham and it was delicious.
27th Dec, 2017
Good easy recipe. Always make each year for Christmas dinner and goes down well with everyone. Will continue to make this as an accompaniment to Christmas dinner
28th Dec, 2016
Simple and effective with a lovely dressing. Very good with the Christmas roast.
26th Dec, 2013
I couldn't understand how it was named steamed medley when the instructions say boil either! I always steam all my veg so cooked them that way, good combination and the dressing was lovely over them. Ideal side dish that will go with anything anytime. Good repeat.
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29th Dec, 2012
Okay, I made this (by steaming ,not boiling the vegetables) on Christmas Day. It was dead simple and easy to do and tasted lovely. My youngest brother, who is not known for his love of green vegetables, even had a second helping and commented on how nice the dressing was.
katycooks's picture
17th Dec, 2012
Why is this called "steamed" green medley when there is no steaming involved? The vegetables are all just boiled! Anyway, it sounds tasty and simple and I am going to make this on Christmas day, but I am actually going to steam the vegetables as I am sure they will be much tastier that way. I will rate it afterwards (based on the steamed version).
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