brown sugar sweet vegetables

Have you ever been invited to a gathering at the last minute? Or perhaps you simply forgot that you offered to bring a side dish to a potluck dinner. I can help you throw together a quick, gourmet-style vegetable dish with foods you may already have. Literally, it takes a few frozen ingredients, plus some brown sugar, and little time.

brown sugar sweet vegetables #SweetSwaps

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Sweet Vegetables

We tend to keep a few bags of frozen vegetables on hand for easy sides at dinner. In this instance though, they come in super handy for adding a sweet side to any get together with little effort. And in this speedy recipe, simple brown sugar transforms frozen veggies into a savory side dish. In under 15 minutes you can easily out the door with a side to please any crowd.

corn and green beans #SweetSwaps

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag frozen corn
  • 1 bag frozen Italian cut green beans
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Simmer corn and Italian cut green beans together in a pot of water until hot.
  2. Remove from heat and drain water.
  3. With vegetables still steaming, drizzle brown sugar over the top. Add more or less to adjust sweetness to your desired taste.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

15 minutes, depending on your stove top, and you are done. The sweet vegetables will smell and taste fabulous at the best of those summer cookouts and gatherings. If you need more, simply grab more bags of frozen vegetables and sprinkle on more brown sugar to suit your taste. Done!

Side of Sweet Vegetables for Quick Gatherings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bag frozen corn
  • 1 bag frozen Italian cut green beans
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Simmer corn and Italian cut green beans together in a pot of water until hot.
  • Remove from heat and drain water.
  • With vegetables still steaming, drizzle brown sugar over the top. Add more or less to adjust sweetness to your desired taste.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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