How to Assemble A Veggie Platter

Quick and Easy veggie platter filled with carrots, broccoli, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumber, celery and Marzetti® Veggie Dip. This colorful veggie platter makes the perfect addition to just about any occasion. 
How to Assemble A Veggie PlatterVeggie platters make it extremely easy to eat your New Year’s resolution-friendly vegetables and enjoy them too. They are a must at family gathering, birthdays , barbeques or just about any occasion. This is my simple go to veggie platter; it’s packed with broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, celery sticks and delicious Marzetti® Veggie Dip.

Marzetti® Veggie Dip are my go to dips for veggies because they are thick, rich and creamy and enhance the freshness and goodness of veggies. They also offer light dips for those watching their weight and they come in a wide range of flavors too. A few of my favorites include the Marzetti® Spicy Avocado Ranch Dip, Marzetti® Light Ranch Veggie Dip, and Marzetti® Southwest Ranch Veggie Dip, but all the other flavors sound amazing too!

How to Assemble A Veggie Platter

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Tips to making your own veggie platter:

  • Keep the veggie fresh by washing with cold water and patting dry with paper towel.
  • Shop the day before your event, to make sure you have fresh produce so that way you can throw everything together the day of the event.
  • Arrange the veggies so the same colors are not next to each other (ex: carrots and orange bell pepper) to create an eye pleasing display.
  • Mix things up and use whatever veggies are in season or based on your budget.
  • Serve the veggies with a tasty dip. Like I mentioned above, Marzetti® Veggie Dip is an excellent choice and will enhance the flavor of the veggies.
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How to Assemble A Veggie Platter + Giveaway!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brocoli florets blanched (see tip below)
  • 1 cup baby carrots peeled
  • 1 1/2 bell peppers sliced (colors of choice)
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 large cucumber sliced
  • 1 cup celery sticks cut into 3'' sticks
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • 1 Marzetti® Veggie Dip flavor of choice
  • 1 large plate or serving platter any shape

Instructions

  1. Wash ALL your veggies in cold water. Pat with a dry paper towel.

  2. Place the veggie dip(s) in the center of the platter. arrange veggies around dip in a rainbow like pattern.

  3. Serve immediately or cover with 2-3 layers of plastic wrap and store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Blanch broccoli in boiling water for 1 minute. This set is optional but highly recommended. Blanching the broccoli will give it a vibrant green color and make it easier to bite on. Be sure not to blanch for more than 1 minute or it will become soggy.

Now for the fun part! Marzetti® and I have teamed up to give one lucky winner a $50 visa giftcard. To enter: simply comment below letting us know what is your favorite veggie dip and follow the prompts in the giveaway bow below. (note: please give the giveaway box a minute to load.)

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    Comments

    DeniseG

    Ranch for me. Didn’t even know people dipped veggies in anything else until I read through these comments, lol

    Elena

    I like Ranch dip. Thank you for the giveaway!

    Amy Tong

    My favorite veggie dip flavor is Ranch! Avocado Ranch sounds even better. Can’t wait to try this one. Thanks for your feedback and hosting the giveaway.

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    carol clark

    i love onion dip

    Steve Weber

    I like dill ranch for my veggie dip.

    Ellie C.

    Blue cheese dressing.

    Chelsea Tirone

    Ranch!

    Brenda Haines

    As I hit enter, I realized that my instagram name wasn’t right. My handle is thehippiehut32 not thehippiehute32. Thanks!

    Brenda Haines

    I love a good spinach dip!

    Stephanie

    I like siracha ranch. It has a bit of a kick but it’s delicious!

    Nikki Voorhees

    I love dill and ranch!

    HS

    I love Ranch veggie dip.

    Cindy A.

    Ranch is my favorite!

    Cheryl Chervitz

    I like ranch dressing for my veggies. Blue cheese is also good.

    kristen

    I love veggies and hummus (especially roasted carrot hummus!)

    Leann

    Ranch or hummus

    Kristen

    Dill Veggie Dip is my fav! Mmmm

    Cindy Merrill

    I love the Ranch dip best, I usually add just a teaspoon of diced garlic for added zip.

    Heather

    Spinach and artichove dip is good.

    mchelle

    I love my homemade cucumber dill I make

    Ellie Wright

    Ranch is my favorite for veggies.

    Stephanie Phelps

    Oh I love my ranch dip for my veggies~

    ANNETTE TURELLO

    onion dip mixed with ranch,two yumys mixed together

    Patty Nelson

    Ranch is my family’s favorite

    Nancy

    I think that Ranch Dip is my favorite.

    Julie Wood

    French onion dip is my favorite!!

    Mary Beth Elderton

    My all time favorite is Onion Dip.

    Rachel Schlosser

    Ranch will always be my favorite

    Jessica

    anything with avocado or pesto!

    Kara Marks

    I like asparagus and spinach dip.

    Kara Marks

    I love spinach-artichoke dip.

    Thomas Murphy

    I like French Onion Dip

    Kayle (The Cooking Actress)

    French Onion Dip all the wayyy! 😛

    MARTHAIA

    Marzetti Ranch Dip is a favorite.

    Crystal

    For veggie dip I like Ranch – Spicy Avocado Ranch sounds interesting!

      Debbie Clauer

      I have always liked French onion dip, but now I am in love with all flavors of hummus!

    MICHAEL CHEVILLOT

    I love anything with Ranch in it, but straight Ranch is my go to dip.

    mami2jcn

    French onion dip is my favorite.

    manda

    I like onion dip.

    Sj Dc

    love the French Onion Veggie Dip

    Lisa Brown

    I like french onion dip