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Christmas Crackers

A fun way to get the kid's involved in a veggie packed Christmas craft activity

15 mins
8 ingredients
$0.81 / person
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Christmas Crackers

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Serves = 10

  • 10 rice or corn thins

  • 1 red capsicum

  • 1 orange/yellow capsicum

  • 5 snow peas

  • 1 small cucumber

  • ½ red onion

  • 100g reduced fat ricotta cheese

It’s this easy

  • Get your vegetables ready by cutting the capsicum, snow peas, cucumber and red onion into thin strips or shapes. You can use a cookie/shape or sharp knife.

  • Spread 1-2tsp of ricotta cheese onto each rice cracker.

  • Decorate your crackers to look like a Christmas bauble.


  • You can use any vegetables that you have on hand. Cherry tomatoes, green beans or spring onions would work well.
  • Instead of ricotta cheese you could use cottage cheese, a slice of cheddar cheese, or avocado for a vegan friendly alternative


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (200kJ)

  • Protein (2.2g)

  • Total fat (0.5g)

  • Saturated fat (0.2g)

  • Carbohydrate (7.5g); Starch (4.7g), Sugars (2.8g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)

  • Dietary fibre (1.5g)

  • Sodium (15.4mg)

  • Calcium (33.2mg)

  • Iron (0.3mg)


Contains: Dairy, FODMAPs.
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