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Corn Veggie Cornucopia

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Recipe Box: Kids ask for more of these vegetables (NC) - Your finicky little ones will eat all their vegetables, all the time, with this secret ingredient: Lemon Thyme Butter. Here's the sumptuous Corn Veggie Cornucopia recipe, courtesy of Gay Lea:


    Corn Veggie Cornucopia
  • 1 cup diagonally sliced carrots (about 2) (250 mL)
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets (500 mL)
  • 2 cups cooked corn kernels (500 mL)
  • 2 cups trimmed sugar snap peas (500 mL)
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper (250 mL)


Place carrots in steamer insert set over boiling water; cook for 5 minutes. Add cauliflower; steam for 7 minutes. Add corn and snow peas; steam for 2 minutes. Add red pepper; steam for 2 minutes. Transfer vegetables to serving bowl. Toss in the Lemon Thyme Butter, tossing until it's melted and vegetables are well coated.

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Lemon Thyme Butter:

  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) Gay Lea Spreadable Butter
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice

Combine all ingredients.

Serving Size: Makes 4 - 6 Servings

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