Christimas Tree Edible Centerpiece – Richmond InStep for Life

Christimas Tree Edible Centerpiece

November 13, 2016

  • Prep: 30 mins

Ingredients

4 lettuce leaves (optional)

8 cups broccoli, & broccoflower heads blanched

1 cup petite carrot

4-8 cups mixed vegetables, grape tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, mixed olives, Giardiniera (mixed pickled vegetables)

1 slice carrot (cut in a star with a cookie cutter)

Directions

Place foam on platter

Using toothpicks secure lettuce on foam just to cover

Starting with the largest broccoli and broccoflower heads place on the foam starting at the base and work your way up securing with toothpicks.

Push 1/2 the carrots randomly into the foam.

Take the rest of the veggies cut into small pieces and fill in the empty spots and brighten up the tree. Using toothpicks only of needed.

Mix the remaining carrots with the juice from the carrots, remaining vegetables with the juice from the giardiniera mix and place around the base of the tree.

Top with the star.

Serve with a dip of choice.

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