Steamed Vegetables with a Vegan Herbed Butter Sauce

Kick up the flavor of your steamed vegetables with this vegan herbed butter sauce! Watch the video and see how I steam my veggies without a steamer.


Steamed Vegetables with an Herbed Butter Sauce:

1 bunch or 3 crowns broccoli, cut into florets
1 large carrot, julienned or thinly sliced or half of a 10oz bag of matchstick carrots
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

1/4 cup vegan margarine or olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon dried rosemary
¼ teaspoon black pepper
⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

1. Pour salt, oregano, marjoram, thyme, rosemary, black pepper and crushed red pepper in a small bowl and set aside.

2. Melt margarine or heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

3. Once it’s simmering, add the spices and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

4. Stir in lemon juice.

5. Remove from the heat.

Option 1 – If you don’t have a steamer basket

1. Heat 1 cup of water in a skillet on medium-high until boiling.

2. Add the vegetables, stir them once and steam them for 5 minutes.

3. Drain vegetables in a colander, transfer them to a large bowl and pour the sauce over them.

4. Toss to coat thoroughly.

Option 2 – If you have a steamer basket

1. Steam the vegetables until crisp tender in a steamer basket.

2. Transfer them to a large bowl and pour the sauce over them.

3. Toss to coat thoroughly.


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mark jacob sarangelo says:

This recipe is very healthy and looks so delicious. I’m gonna give it a try.

Raya Austin says:

I love your channel. Came on your page just to see what I will be cooking for the 4th. Since I have to make my own dishes to bring to a party. I know people we taste and I want to blow them away. 🙂 Thanks my love.

Adeum Rivera says:

Very delicious!!!! So far my favorite youtube vegan recipe channel. Thank you <3

Ashna Patroo says:

helloo can we add coconut oil or olive oil instead of the vegan butter?

Jean Robert says:

i wish u were my neighbor cuz u can make boring food taste really good

Libbytibby123 G says:

Looks delicious. Crisp fresh but still really tasty with the margarine. Yum. Another recipe I have to make.

Zen Lioness says:

Looks sooo good!

M0N3t7 says:

Yaaay! 🙂 I found dinner for tonight.

ラマークロナルド says:

AH! Finally a recipe I can make!!! 😀
I am not Vegan, but vegetarian, would it ruin the taste if I just use normal margarine?

Zw1d says:

vegan margarine my ass -_-

Zulma91 says:

I just made this (without rosemary though) and it’s so yummy. Thank you 🙂

R Hsn says:

mmm… I think this would be great with roasted potatoes or baby carrots. Thanks for sharing another great recipe ^_^ 

Lindsay Kidd says:

This looks great. Btw, your skin is gorgeous! It’s glowing 😀 

zenblack11 says:

Wow 😀 I really want to try this out 🙂 Just watching this made me drool

michellecalling says:

This is exactly what I’m looking for! Thank you so much. I bought a large bag of mixed veggies without not knowing what to do and they tasted bland until I added some butter, salt, and pepper. But it still wasn’t right….something was missing. Herbs!

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Raya Austin says:

Any other vegan cookout ideas? I was thinking the barbecue tofu, steam veggies, macaroni salad, collard greens and for desert your strawberry cobbler.

Awoh Suleiman says:

U glow. blessed

Arnold Bur says:

that’s a good trick. you wrote butter but you said margarine. now I understand why it is vegan.

J White says:

great video, very clear. thanks

Fern Reed says:

We make our own too!!  Just the way you do with out–only the sweetener.   we will have to try some sweetener next time and see???

Lemons19902010 says:

This looks really good, and I love how clear your videos are!

hydgurl77 says:

good recipe for vegetables. looks delicious but this is not steamed veggies. the title is misleading.

Kids Go Smart says:

Did not use the same veggies but loved the sauce!!! 🙂

Phine Code says:

can i steam bell peppers? I see you boiled it

fireside007 says:

YOU ~ ROCK ! !

irgendwelchedinge says:

this is so easy and looks delicious! sooo gonna try that tomorrow! thank you <3

Marlon Jamera says:


The Vegan Metalhead says:

I steamed brussle sprouts and leeks so good

Kenny Mayne says:

margarine? hmmm, would this be just as good with regular butter?

Nadun Perera says:

i liked it. thanks very much !

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