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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


  • 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


  • Wash and dry the veggies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Add your favorite washed and cut veggies to the bell pepper trains. Serve with your favorite Veggie Dips. 
  • Place the trains on a platter with each stem facing the pepper in front. 
  • Platter best made within 1-2 hours of serving. Keep chilled and covered in the fridge.


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