How to Make a Vegetable Board

How to Make a Vegetable Board

Fresh veggies are the perfect medium for creating an eye-catching, healthy and delicious snack board. The beauty of this appetizer trend is that there is no right or wrong way to do it. For a fun example, here is how to make a vegetable board using all one color.

We certainly had fun with this board, sticking with a green theme. But as noted, you don’t have to limit yourself when creating your own vegetable board.

On our board we placed:

Another name for this would be a crudité board, with crudité simply meaning raw vegetables.

Other Vegetables to Use

You can have fun staying with a color theme like we did, but here are other fresh vegetables of different colors and textures to consider for building your own vegetable board.

  • Blanched asparagus
  • Red or yellow pepper slices
  • Blanched fresh green beans
  • Radishes
  • Cauliflower florets
  • Carrot sticks
  • Celery sticks
  • Spring onions
  • Cherry tomatoes

Honestly the options are endless here. Just make sure that whatever you’re presenting is cut down to size for easy snacking and dipping.

Knives for Making a Snack Board

When preparing the vegetables, have sharp knives on hand to make the process go safely and smoothly. Here are some recommended knives for cutting vegetables:

For tips on how to cut vegetables or anything else, take a look at the Knife Skills section of our website.

Accompaniments for a Vegetable Board

To accompany the veggies, add some dips, breads or crackers to the board for a bit of variety.

Considering using one of these tasty dips featured on our blog:

If there’s no time to make a dip, there is no shame in buying your favorite store-bought dip for your vegetable board.

Ideas for some breads and crackers to include might be:

  • Pita
  • Naan
  • Focaccia
  • Multigrain crackers
  • Crostini
  • Breadsticks

What makes snack boards so much fun is that you get to choose what you want to include. While this is how to make a vegetable board using all green veggies, the options are endless. There are no rules.

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