Vegetables en Papillote

Vegetables en Papillote

Seasonal vegetables are wrapped in a parchment packet and steamed in the oven until tender infused with the aromatic flavor of Plugrá Butter, lemon and pepper seasonings, fresh dill and chives. Perfect to serve with fish or chicken.

Recipe Credits

The Food Channel
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon butter, unsalted, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon and pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 8 ounces assorted fresh vegetables (diagonally-sliced zucchini and yellow squash, whole trimmed asparagus spears, whole sugar pea pods and
  • parchment paper, as needed
  • 2 fresh lemon slices, paper thin
  • 1 tablespoon Butter unsalted
  • 3 fresh chives
  • 3 fresh dill sprigs


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine melted Plugrá Butter, lemon pepper, lemon zest, salt, dill weed and vegetables in large bowl and toss to blend.
  3. Season the vegetables with butter mixture. Set aside.
  4. Fold a sheet of parchment paper in half; starting at the folded edge, cut a large half heart shape; place opened parchment paper on a sheet pan lined with baking paper.
  5. Arrange seasoned vegetables on one side of heart-shaped parchment near folded center crease; top with lemon slices, 1 tablespoon Plugrá Butter, chives and fresh dill sprigs.
  6. Fold top half of heart-shaped parchment paper over vegetables to close; starting at the top of the heart, make small overlapping folds to tightly seal outer edges of parchment paper.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until packet is light golden and puffed.
  8. Arrange packet on a serving plate, carefully open parchment and serve.


Top steamed vegetables with an additional pat of butter and a fresh dill sprig for an impressive presentation. 
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