Basic French-Style Crudités

Crudités with vinaigrette

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings

This tasty yet basic appetizer of raw marinated vegetables or crudités soaks in store-bought dressing overnight before serving. The sheer simplicity of it reflects French cuisine: Take a simple ingredient and make it taste exquisite.


Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Wash and cut the vegetables.

  3. Keeping them separate put the carrots, peppers, asparagus spears, and celery each into their own bowl.

  4. Toss each vegetable with 1/3 cup dressing, cover, and chill for at least 8 hours.

  5. Drain remaining dressing and arrange the marinated vegetable on a platter.

  6. Serve cold and enjoy!