Christmas Tree Edible Centerpiece

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 20-30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 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)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place foam on platter.
  • Using toothpicks secure lettuce on foam just to cover.
  • Starting with the largest broccoli and broccoflower heads place on 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 IF needed.
  • Mix the remaining carrots with the juice from the carrots, remaining vegetables with the juice from the gardenia mix and place around the base of the tree.
  • Top with the star.
  • Serve with a dip of choice.
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