When in doubt, follow the on-pack cooking instructions.
There are so many ways to achieve that perfect serve. While some cooking methods may take longer (like roasting), it lends a different flavour profile that’s so worth it! It’s perfect for a quick weeknight meal. You can steam, boil, fry, or even pop it in the microwave for a few minutes.
Let’s look at some of the Do’s and Don’ts of cooking with frozen veggies:
Follow these cooking tips to get delicious veggies every time:
Steam frozen vegetables (directly from frozen) in a covered dish in the microwave, adding only a little water (no more than the bottom third of the vegetables should be submerged) for no more than four to five minutes, depending on the microwave.
Boil frozen vegetables in a pot with a small amount of water (making sure not to completely cover the vegetables) for a few minutes until hot. All they need is three to six minutes, depending on their size.
Fry frozen vegetables in a pan with some butter until warmed right through. Season with crushed garlic, salt, and pepper.
For some crunch, microwave frozen vegetables in a dish without water until hot right through – Four to five minutes in the microwave should give you optimal crunchiness.
It’s as simple as that! And, if you’re in need of a little extra inspiration, click through to the McCain website. They’ve got a wide variety of inspired delicious recipes. You’re sure to find something to keep the family smiling every night of the week!