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Santa Veggie Trains

Santa's veggie train is the perfect healthy and family-friendly appetizer this holiday season!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Chelsea

Ingredients

  • 4-5 bell peppers in a variety of colors
  • 1 English cucumber, coined
  • Toothpicks
  • Veggies to fill up the pepper "trains" such as carrots, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, celery, olives, mushrooms,
  • Your favorite Veggie Dips: such as Ranch, Dill, Light Dill, Light Ranch, Southwest Ranch, and/or Blue Cheese

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry the veggies.

  2. Lay the bell peppers down and vertically slice the top 1/3 of the pepper off (slice straight down in front of the stem). Cut out the ribs and remove the seeds. Discard.

  3. Slice an English cucumber into even sized coins and then attach 4 cucumber "coins" to each corner of the bell pepper to resemble wheels. Repeat until you have as many trains as you want.

  4. Add your favorite washed and cut veggies to the bell pepper trains. Serve with your favorite Veggie Dips. 

  5. Place the trains on a platter with each stem facing the pepper in front. 

  6. Platter best made within 1-2 hours of serving. Keep chilled and covered in the fridge.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts will vary depending on how many trains are made, what veggies are used, and what/how much of the dips are used.