Raw Vegetable Baskets
Fill several small baskets with 3 or 4 kinds of raw vegetables, bunching vegetables of one kind together, decorating the baskets with a sprig of herbs and a small bowl (or hollowed out vegetable) of the dip.
Vegetable Combination Suggestions:
carrots--cut on the diagonal by giving the carrot a quarter turn after each cut; red bell pepper chunks; snow peas--top and sting removed and blanched in boiling water for 30 seconds, then plunged into ice water to stop the cooking process
florets of cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, and thins rounds of Kirby cucumber
strips of celery; zucchini--sliced on the diagonal; sugar snap peas
|Exchanges:||6 pieces of raw vegetable=1 vegetable exchange|