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5 from 11 votes

Healthy Veggie Turkey

Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
0 mins
Total time
15 mins


  • 20 cucumber slices
  • ½ of a red pepper, sliced into rings
  • ½ of a yellow pepper, sliced into rings
  • ½ of a green pepper, sliced into rings
  • 1 black olive, cut in half
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 10 leaves of purple lettuce
  • 20-25 asparagus stalks
  • 20-25 celery stalks
  • 20-25 baby carrots
  • 1 squash
  • 1 toothpick cut into 3 equal-size pieces


  1. Put purple lettuce on platter.
  2. Layer in celery, asparagus, and carrots.
  3. Layer in red peppers, yellow peppers, and green peppers.
  4. Add cucumber to bottom part of platter making room for yellow squash aka the turkey's head.
  5. Add 2 pieces of celery for legs, and cut each leg into 3 small parts at the bottom for the feet.
  6. Use the toothpick pieces to attach the eyes (olives) and nose (yellow & red pepper) to the head (squash).
Healthy Veggie Turkey for Thanksgiving food art
Dish Type:
Appetizers, Food Art, Vegetables
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