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6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When You Cook Vegetables

PureWow Logo By editor@purewow.com (PureWow) of PureWow | Slide 1 of 6: It’s totally fine to steam a rainbow of peppers, carrots, squash and mushrooms all at the same time—go nuts. But if you’re cooking different-sized veggies, Bennett suggests chopping them into similar sizes before you start. That way, they cook evenly and you ensure each bite is perfectly tender.

Chopping Vegetables Unevenly

It’s totally fine to steam a rainbow of peppers, carrots, squash and mushrooms all at the same time—go nuts. But if you’re cooking different-sized veggies, Bennett suggests chopping them into similar sizes before you start. That way, they cook evenly and you ensure each bite is perfectly tender.

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