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Vegetable Tray Individual Servings

Raw veggies are popular for informal get togethers, football parties, or just for appetizers in general, but if you’re like me, you’re a little wary of the dip bowl.  With little kids poking their fingers in it, and double dippers abounding, it can be a germy, unappetizing mess.  I have the solution! How about single serving, veggies and dip in one?!

We frequently have family get togethers on Sunday afternoons, and each one of us pitch in to supply the food. Almost always, one of us brings a veggie tray, and  I wanted to try these single serving veggies out on my family, for a creative new way to serve fresh veggies.

Individual Veggie Servings in a Cup

Aren’t they fun looking?

Vegetable Tray Individual Servings, Joyful Homemaking

I started out washing, and then cutting up all my vegetables the same length. I used yellow, green and red peppers, carrots, cucumbers and celery.

Vegetable Tray Individual Servings, Joyful Homemaking

I found my little containers in the “beverage” section of the grocery, where I had hoped to find clear ones, but I took what was available.
I put a little dip/dressing only in about half of them, in case some people didn’t want dip with their veggies, and then divvied up my veggies.

Vegetable Tray Individual Servings, Joyful Homemaking

They were a bit more time consuming than a plain old veggie tray, but they were a hit!

Vegetable Tray Individual Servings, Joyful Homemaking

I think you get a lot of bang for your buck, and possibly some more veggies into the kiddos!

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8 Comments

  1. Liz
    March 6, 2013 / 12:15 pm

    How completely cute! I would have gone for the clear cups, too–BUT the rainbow ones look so cheery and festive! I will have to try it. And in the cheery rainbow cups! Thanks for your blog. I find it so encouraging.

    Liz in PA

  2. March 8, 2013 / 12:56 pm

    I saw this on Pinterest too, but have yet to have a gathering where I tried serving it.Hope your feeling better. I found you via a hop/ enjoyed my visit & am a new follower. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. March 9, 2013 / 11:07 am

    Perfect timing!
    My daughter’s birthday party is in 2 weeks and I am definitely doing this:)

  4. Jeni
    March 9, 2013 / 7:21 pm

    Love this idea!

  5. March 11, 2013 / 10:21 am

    Good Morning,
    Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a lovely week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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