Vegetable art

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Butter or margarine
1 tablespoon Flour
1 cup Milk
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Paprika
¾ cup Cheddar cheese; shredded
3 cups Assorted vegetables; * see note

Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat. Add flour and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently with small whisk. Slowly add milk, whisking until smooth. Stir in salt and paprika and cook 5 minutes. stir in cheese until melted and smooth. Transfer sauce to a small bowl. Serve with the vegetable art.

Let children use colored toothpicks to create sculpture with the assorted vegetables. Use sauce to dip vegetables in to eat.

NOTES : Use a combination of baby carrots, celery sticks, cucumber slices, sugar snap peas, broccoli stems, zucchini and yellow squash slices and bell pepper cubes.

Recipe by: Parents magazine 5/97 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #906 by AceySta@... on Nov 13, 1997

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