How to Cook Frozen Vegetables
Frozen vegetables come pre-washed and pre-cut, which makes them convenient to use in a wide range of recipes. Cooking frozen vegetables is easy and only takes a few steps:
- Read the instructions: Always read the instructions on the package for the best results. Overtime can lead to soggy vegetables, so be sure to follow the instructions correctly.
- Fill a pot halfway with water: Fill a large pot halfway with cold water and put it on the stove to start boiling.
- Add frozen vegetables: Once boiling, add the desired amount of frozen vegetables and stir gently.
- Wait for vegetables to cook: Depending on the vegetables, cooking will usually take between 4 and 8 minutes.
- Test the vegetables: Test the vegetables periodically with a fork until they reach the desired tenderness.
- Drain and serve: When ready, drain the vegetables and serve with your favorite dish or sauce.
Cooking frozen vegetables is an easy and convenient way to add some extra nutrition to your plate. So next time you’re searching for a side dish, consider reaching for the freezer and giving frozen vegetables a try!