Saint Patrick’s Day aperitif
Start the party off right with this easy and healthy St. Patrick’s Day appetizer. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for St. Patrick’s Day food for a crowd, this festive appetizer with rainbow vegetables is sure to please the crowd.
This rainbow vegetable platter meets in the blink of an eye, so it’s perfect for a last-minute St. Patrick’s Day party. The great thing about this easy appetizer is that you don’t have to cook. Just buy the vegetables, cut them (or buy them pre-cut to save time) and place them on a tray. Add a store-bought vegetarian dip and you’re ready to go! you have a festive and delicious aperitif with a minimum of effort or time. This dish meets in less than 15 minutes, so it’s a very quick party meal.
Not to mention that this St. Patrick’s Day appetizer is a healthy snack so you can save your calories for beer, colcannon, Irish bread, beef stew, etc. who are sure to follow! This appetizer could even be good for a low-carb diet as long as you under the carrots for orange peppers and use a keto friendly ranch dip
It is also a healthy snack for children. Anything that looks like a rainbow will be fun to eat (even if it’s vegetables). Kids can even help you make it a fun St. Patrick’s Day activity for them.
The cost of the ingredients is less than $ 10, so not only is it healthy, it is easy to wear, which will help you save money for the main course.
If you don’t like some of the vegetable options here, you can always change them.
Other substitution ideas:
- green peppers
- Grated celery
- cucumber slices
- green beans
- sliced beets
- grated red cabbage
- sliced red pepper
- sliced orange pepper
The options are almost endless, so have fun customizing them to suit your preferences and those of your family and / or friends. You can also change the ranch dip for any flavor you want as well.
Plate of rainbow vegetables St Patrick’s Day
a platter of rainbow vegetables, with fresh, crunchy vegetables with a creamy and spicy ranch dip
servings: 8 people
1 party tray
1 bowl of clover
- 1 pint Cherry tomatoes
- 8 oz baby carrots
- 1 pepper slice
- 1/2 head broccoli cut into florets
- 1/4 head cauliflower cut into florets
- 1/2 Red onion slice
- 14 oz Marzetti Ranch Vegetable Dip
Wash all the vegetables
Remove the broccoli stalk and cut the broccoli into bite-size bunches.
Cut around the stem of the cauliflower and remove the leaves around the base of the cauliflower. Break the cauliflower into bouquets the size of a bite.
Slice the yellow pepper and red onion
Arrange the vegetables around the dish, starting with the grape tomatoes on the outside.
Then add the baby carrots, yellow pepper, broccoli and red onion (in this order)
Arrange the cauliflower around the bottom of the rainbow so that it forms a cloud
Put the vegetarian ranch dip in the clover bowl and enjoy!