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Cabbage-Bowl Nibbler Dip

Total Time

Prep: 50 min.


24 servings

The kids will have fun helping you create this eye-catching appetizer. Fill the hallowed-out cabbage head with your favorite savory dip.


  • 1 small head cabbage
  • 2 cups cubed cheddar cheese
  • 3 small cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 pound thickly sliced deli turkey, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • Frilled toothpicks
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) sour cream ranch dip


  1. To prepare serving bowl, gently peel back outer leaves of cabbage. Cut 1/2 in. from bottom of cabbage so it will sit flat. Cut a 3-in. circle in the top of the cabbage; hollow out a third of the cabbage to form a bowl; set aside.
  2. Thread the cheese, cucumbers, turkey and tomatoes onto toothpicks. Insert into cabbage, starting at the bottom. Refrigerate until serving. Just before serving, fill cabbage bowl with dip.

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