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Dora Butterfly Peppers & Dip

Dora Butterfly Peppers & Dip

Transform your kids' veggies into beautiful butterflies. Then let your kids take them for a dive in the dip!

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Dora Butterfly Peppers & Dip
Healthy Pick
This recipe is a healthy choice for your preschooler. Prepare it together to familiarize your child with its good-for-you ingredients.
30 Minutes or Less
Start to finish, this recipe requires only a half-hour or less to make!

Servings: 5

Prep Time: 15 min.


  • 1 red and yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cucumber
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Chives
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh herbs ( parsley, dill, chives, or cilantro)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Step 1

    Cut the peppers, crosswise into 1/2 thick rounds. Cut each round in half. Cut the cucumber into 1/2-inch-thick-long strips. Trim one edge from the cherry tomatoes. Poke two holes in the cherry tomatoes with a toothpick. Insert the chives as antennae.

  2. Step 2

    Arrange a cucumber strip as a body. Add the cut peppers as wings on either side of the cucumber. Add a tomato as the head.

  3. Step 3

    To make the dip, combine buttermilk, mayonnaise, lemon juice and herbs in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Makes 2/3 cup of dip. Serve with butterfly peppers.

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 92
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 76mg
  • Total Carbs: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 2g
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