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Are vegetables blanched in steam more nutritious than vegetables blanched in boiling water?


If juices from blanching are served, you may get more nutrients by blanching with steam. If juices are not used, there is probably little nutrient difference between vegetables blanched in steam or boiling water.                

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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