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Christmas Food Crafts

Santa Salad

This cheery vegetable Santa Salad will brighten up your holiday meal.

Learn how to make this Christmas food craft.


What you'll need:

­Large tomato slices

Green olives with pimentos


Raw peas or zucchini


Cottage cheese

To make a Santa Salad:

  1. Wash all vegetables.
  2. With an adult's help, cut tomatoes into 1/2-inch-thick slices, one for each Santa.
  3. Slice a few green olives.
  4. Lay a tomato slice on each plate and add the green olives for Santa's eyes.
  5. Use a raw pea or slice of zucchini for his nose, and cut a radish half moon for his mouth.
  6. Carefully spoon cottage cheese on and around the tomato for Santa's hair and beard.

If you'd like, you can broil the tomato slices in a toaster oven before you begin. Hot or cold, these Santas are delicious!

After you have had your salad you can have a cookie for dessert. Learn how to make Snowman Cookies in the next section.

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