Nova Scotia Vegetable Hodge Podge

Cook Time
30 Minutes
8 servings


8 small red-skinned potatoes
8 baby carrots
1/3 cup (75 mL) snow peas
1/3 cup (75 mL) peas, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup (125 mL) yellow wax beans
3/4 cup (175 mL) kernel corn, frozen
3/4 cup (175 mL) 1% milk
2 tsp (10 mL) flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
A pinch of pepper
1/2 tsp (2 mL) non-hydrogenated margarine


Preheat oven to 350°F
9" x 13" pan

1.  In a large pot, boil the potatoes until tender. Add the carrots and cook for 10 minutes more.

2.  Transfer the mixture to the pan. Add the snow peas, peas, wax beans, and corn.

3.  Mix the flour into the milk to form a smooth paste. Stir into the vegetable mixture.

4.  Bake for 20–30 minutes, until all the vegetables are tender. Stir regularly to ensure that the flour/milk mixture is smooth and does not form lumps. Add the salt, pepper, and margarine.

Yield: 8
Portion: 1/2 cup (125 mL)
Cost per serving: $0.32

Recipe compliments of the Strive for Five program

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