Cat Skeleton


  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 4 grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 orange or red pepper, sliced lengthwise
  • 4-5 medium-large white mushrooms
  • 6 small pieces of broccoli florets
  • 2 celery sticks cut into 8 lengths
  • 1-2 carrots cut into sticks—enough for 16 pieces, plus three coin slices for the face
  • small bowl of black bean dip*
  • a few basil leaves for the ears and mouth


  • cutting board and knife
  • tray or cutting board for presentation
  • small bowl to hold the black bean dip for the cat face

Prep time:


Recipe attribution:


Following the image, cut and arrange veggies to make a cat skeleton.

Pour dip into small bowl to form the head. Use carrot coins and basil leaves to form the features of the face and the ears.

*Follow instructions for black bean dip for the cat face.