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Quick and Flavorful Vegetables

Quick and Flavorful Vegetables

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Campbell's Kitchen

Here's a quick simple way to enhance the flavor of fresh veggies. Even the kids will ask for more!

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  • Calories:
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 463 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Place the broccoli into a 3-quart saucepan and add water to cover. Cook over medium-high heat until the broccoli is tender-crisp. Drain the broccoli well in a colander. Return the broccoli to the saucepan.
  2. Add the concentrated broth to the saucepan and toss to coat.
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Sarah Jo

I used one package of FROZEN california blend vegetables. This was okay. Seemed to be a bit on the salty side for us. Two of the flavor boost packets was too much for one package of vegetables. I might make this again but I'd play with the recipe a bit.


Definitely quick, but heavy on the flavor... I used a steam in bag of broccoli and used only one flavor packet. While it's nice to enhance the flavor of vegetables you certainly don't want to cover them up completely. Very simple recipe, but keeping in mind that this is concentrated only use enough to taste. I do like the options in the footnotes to add a little variety.


This was my first experience with the Swanson Flavor Boost Concentrated Vegetable Broth. As a flavor enhancer, it works pretty well. For this recipe though, I need to make a couple of comments. First of all, prepare your vegetables the way you usually do (I believe the recipe notes offer another cooking method, along with options for other vegetables and various add-ins). If you steam broccoli, continue to do so. I use a pressure cooker for carrots, because in my opinion, boiling them reduces their flavor. I don't believe I ever boil a fresh vegetable, so the first step of this recipe doesn't work for me. My second comment about this recipe is to sample your vegetables after adding only one packet of the concentrate and tossing well. For us, 1 and 1/2 pounds of carrots only needed one packet of the concentrate, and no other seasoning. I believe that two packets would have overpowered the vegetable flavor. Though heavy on sodium, there is very little fat, so the calorie count is low.