You’ll dive into snack time when this healthy octopus pepper is on the menu!

What You Need

  • one bell pepper
  • hummus or another dip
  • dried black-eyed peas or raisins (for eyes)


What You Do

  1. Cut a bell pepper in half.
  2. Place the bottom half in a bowl of hummus or another dip.
  3. For the arms, cut eight strips from the top half and arrange them in the bowl, as shown. Press two eyes into the pepper.
Sea snacks
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“Sea Snacks” originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.
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Recipe by Michele Reyzer; photo by Mark Godfrey