Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
4 mini cucumbers
¼ cup halved and very thinly sliced carrot
¼ cup halved and very thinly sliced radish
16 dried currants or whole black peppercorns (optional)
¼ cup ranch dressing
Cut each cucumber in half so you have 8 total pieces. Make crosswise cuts every ¼ inch along each piece of cucumber, slicing almost to the bottom but not all the way through. Fill the cuts alternately with carrot and radish slices. Carve out two small "eyes" at one end of each piece with the tip of a paring knife and fill with a currant (or peppercorn), if desired. Serve the "caterpillars" with ranch dressing for dipping.
73 calories;7 g fat(1 g sat); 1 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 6 mcg folate; 4 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 1,384 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 14 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 144 mg sodium; 104 mg potassium