St. Patrick’s Day Vegetable Tray
A Green Ombre St. Patrick’s Day Vegetable Tray
What’s the color that comes to mind for St. Patrick’s Day? GREEN of course! This green ombre veggie tray is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day since it only uses shades of green vegetables.
You can use any green vegetables you like. We chose green bell peppers, sugar snap peas, broccoli florets, celery, and zucchini. Other great choices could be cucumbers, asparagus, green beans, or Brussels Sprouts. Be sure to serve with your favorite veggie dip!
How to make a green ombre St. Patrick’s Day Vegetable Tray
St. Patrick's Day Vegetable Tray
- sugar snap peas
- green bell peppers
- vegetable dip
- Slice the zucchini, celery & bell pepper into strips.
- Break apart the broccoli florets.
- On a serving platter, arrange each vegetable in a row. Beginning with the darkest shade of green and ending with the lightest shade of green. Serve with vegetable dip.
PRO TIP: You could also turn this idea into a green ombre fruit tray. Think kiwi, green grapes, green apple slices, honeydew, and d’anjou pears. Arrange the fruit in rows, beginning with the darkest shades of green and ending with the lightest shades of green. Serve with your favorite fruit dip.
MOM TIP: Use St. Patrick’s Day and this ombre veggie tray as a way to introduce new green veggies to your kids. Let them pick which green veggies to include on the tray and help you arrange it. The more involved they are, the more likely they are to try it. Repeat using different colors (let your child pick which color to try next).
A green ombre veggie tray is a great addition to your St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Will you be making one on March 17th? Which veggies will you use? Let us know in the comments below.
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