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Any vitamins left in slow-cooked veg?

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IcouldstillbeJoseph Thu 18-Oct-12 13:05:22

If I'm doing a casserole or similar I tend to throw the whole lot into the slow cooker and hope for the best. However, a friend of mine has just told me that if you cook veg etc for that long they no longer contain any 'good stuff'?
Wise mumsnetters, advise me.....

ShatnersBassoon Thu 18-Oct-12 13:08:28

If the vitamins do escape from the veg, they'll end up in the sauce they're cooked in I reckon. Vitamins don't ascend to heaven when veg has been boiled to buggery.

IcouldstillbeJoseph Thu 18-Oct-12 13:16:20

Well I thought similar, but apparently hearing for that long destroys them?!

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Thu 18-Oct-12 13:21:17

A quick Google threw up this, I have no idea of its accuracy..

IcouldstillbeJoseph Thu 18-Oct-12 13:27:30

'avoiding overly long cooking times' sad

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