vegetables

noun
ADJECTIVE
green, leafy, root, salad (esp. BrE)

The children don't eat enough green vegetables.

crisp

a salad of crisp, raw vegetables

raw
cooked, grilled, steamed, stir-fried, etc.
overcooked
canned (esp. AmE), fresh, frozen, pickled, tinned (BrE)
mixed

roast pork with mixed vegetables

organic
seasonal
spring, summer, winter
rotten
VERB + VEGETABLES
grow

They grow all their own vegetables.

plant
pick
eat, have
add
wash
boil, cook, grill, roast, sauté, steam, stir-fry
chop, cut, peel, purée
VEGETABLES + VERB
grow

vegetables which grow in cooler climates

contain sth

Green vegetables contain calcium.

VEGETABLE + NOUN
bed, garden, patch (esp. BrE), plot (esp. BrE)
market, stall
grower
peeler
crop
produce
broth, dish, juice, soup, stew, stock
curry, lasagne, samosa, etc.
fat, oil
protein
dye
fibre/fiber, matter

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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