Festive Holiday Veggie Train with Feta Avocado Dip

Vegetables and dip is a must at any party, but store-bought dips can quickly make a healthy snack unhealthy.

If you’re going to a holiday party make sure to bring a healthier, guilt-free alternative to snack on like these polar express inspired veggie trains. They are festive, colorful and fun for the kids to help assemble.

Photo Credit: A Healthier Michigan

polar express veggie train

Ingredients

  • Variety of bell peppers
  • English cucumber
  • Variety of vegetables or bread/crackers/tortilla chips

Feta Avocado Dip Ingredients

  • 1 avocado – diced and removed from peel
  • 4 oz. feta cheese
  • 1 lemon – juiced
  • 2 or 3 scallions – roughly chopped
  • 1 large handful of parsley
  • 8 twists of black pepper (from a pepper mill)

Festive Holiday Veggie Train with Feta Avocado Dip

Instructions
1. Get creative. Hollow out and clean bell peppers. Cut into cups to be train cars.
2. Cut cucumbers into circle slices for wheels. Attach to pepper train cups with toothpicks.
3. Chop vegetables and place in pepper train cups. Save one pepper cup for feta avocado dip.

How to make Feta Dip:
1. Add avocado, feta cheese, juice of one lemon, scallions, parsley and pepper to food processor.
2. Pulse food processor until desired consistency. Put in bell pepper cup.
3. Serve with veggies, bread, crackers or tortillas. Enjoy!


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