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15 Christmas Veggie Tray Ideas

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In a season so full of treats and baked goodies- we sometimes have to work a little bit harder to make sure we squeeze in our veggies! Check out some of our favorite ways to make vegetables the star of your holiday table.

Holiday Tree Veggies

Simple little tree that makes a perfect snack for 1!

green beans and pepper pieces shaped into a christmas tree on a white plate

Veggie House Appetizer

Get the kids in on the action, and switch up your gingerbread house for a veggie house! We love this showstopper from No Biggie.

Little holiday house built from different sliced veggies

Snowman Veggie Tray

Simple yet adorable! This snowman would make a darling tray option all winter long.

snowman face made with cauliflower florets with a carrot nose and olive smile
via Joy in the Common Place

Veggie Wreath with Creamy Ranch Dip

wreath made with broccoli, cherry tomatoes, and a bowl of dip
via Super Healthy Kids

Veggie Tray(n)

This bell pepper train couldn’t be more simple or fun- I know a few little boys that would go nuts over this!

bell peppers hollowed out to look like train cars carrying veggie sticks
via Delightfully Full

Santa Veggie Tray

This tray brings the ho-ho-holiday fun!

Santa face made with cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber slices on a plaid background
via Totally the Bomb

Christmas Veggie Wreath Pizza

Add those veggies to a pizza crust to make them totally portable and tasty!

Pizza shaped in a wreath topped with broccoli, peppers and cucumbers
via Clean and Scentsible

Holiday Veggie Tray

This tree is a powerhouse of green veggies.

a christmas tree made of different green veggies
via Lemon Tree Dwelling

Vegetable Snowman Tray

We love how easy it is to pull this snowman together using the dip bowl as the belly!

Cauliflower snowman surrounded by broccoli, carrots and tomatoes on a christmas background
via The Produce Moms

Festive Holiday Veggie Tray

We love how they used bell peppers as tinsel and as a dip bowl!

Christmas tree made with broccoli, bell peppers, olives and tomatoes with a bell pepper as a dip bowl on a red platter
via Butter with a Side of Bread

Joy Veggie Tray

This veggie tray definitely sparks joy for us!

Veggies that spell out the word joy with a dip bowl as the o
via Modern Parents Messy Kids

Christmas Tree Veggies

With the right decorative bowl, you’re halfway to a perfectly festive spread.

cucumber and celery christmas tree topped with a small star container filled with dip
via My Kitchen Love

The Best Veggie Tray

This one might not be designed in an elaborate holiday theme- but we love the addition of asparagus and the bright colors still feel festive!

White platter with assorted veggies and different dips in white bowls
via Dinner at the Zoo

Christmas Ornament Veggie Tray

With a bit of paper and a pipe cleaner you can elevate an ordinary plate of veggies into a cute holiday ornament!

A round plate with carrots and tomatoes in stripes topped with a pipe cleaner to make an ornament
via Party Pinching

Christmas Tree Veggie Tray

We love the addition of little cheese packages tied with chives- not to mention the fun shaped veggie ornaments!

Broccoli tree topped with carrots cut into ornament shapes on a white platter
via Canadian Living

We hope you find a fun way to enjoy your veggies this holiday! Let us know which is your favorite!

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Holiday Tree Veggies

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 97kcal


  • 4 cup green beans
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1 medium bell pepper, orange
  • 1 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 2 stick string cheese


  • Place green beans and water in a microwave-safe dish, cover, and microwave on high for 5 minutes. (If frozen steaming may take longer.)
  • Meanwhile, dice red and orange bell peppers into small squares about the same width as the beans. Slice the yellow pepper into four pieces and then use a small star-shaped cookie cutter to make the star for each tree.
  • Cut cheese sticks in half.
  • Have your kids use the beans to form a tree shape. Use the diced peppers as ornaments and the cheese as the trunk. Finally, place the star on top.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 90mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g
Keyword : Holiday Tree Veggies


Natalie Monson

I'm a registered dietitian, mom of 4, avid lover of food and strong promoter of healthy habits. Here you will find lots of delicious recipes full of fruits and veggies, tips for getting your kids to eat better and become intuitive eaters and lots of resources for feeding your family.

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