Do you suffer from the classic conundrum: you want to eat healthily, but you’re just too busy to find the time to cook? Well here’s a fantastic veggie side dish that is packed full of flavour and pops out of the microwave in just a few minutes.
By combining a few common vegetables with miso and walnuts, you’ll create something so delicious that it’s bound to be put on regular rotation in your household.
What’s more, broccoli and pumpkin are high in carotene and vitamin C, and walnuts are a great source of vitamin E. So not only is it great for your tastebuds, but it’s also fantastic for your skin!
- 3.5 oz Pumpkin
- 3.5 oz Broccoli
- 0.5 oz Walnuts
- 2 tsp Miso
- 1 tsp Mayonnaise
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 1 tsp Mirin (Japanese sweet sake)
Cut the pumpkin into bite-sized pieces, place on a baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 2 minutes.
Separate broccoli into small bunches, place in a baking dish, cover softly with plastic wrap, and microwave at 600 W for 1.5 minutes.
Mix seasonings (A) in a bowl, add pumpkin, broccoli and roughly chopped walnuts and dress.
For small children, substitute mirin for sugar.