K I D S L U N C H B O X I D E A S
Are your kids a little bored of the standard sandwich? Find new inspiration in lunch box ideas that are simple to make and full of nutrition.
Try these Mini Italian Meatballs with easy-to-eat snacks that are sure to return an empty lunchbox!
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1 slice Homebrand Wholemeal bread
150 g Homebrand beef mince
1 tbs Leggos tomato paste (no added salt)
1 tbs Milel shredded parmesan cheese
2 Real Foods multigrain corn thins
1 Willow Farm Hummus
30 g Homebrand tasty cheese
2 cherry tomatoes
1/4 continental cucumber
1/2 cup red grapes
Step 1: Process bread in a food processor until crumbs form (to make 1/4 cup breadcrumbs).
Place in a medium bowl with mince, tomato paste and parmesan. Use clean hands to mix until
well combined.Roll mixture into 8 balls.
Step 2: Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray lightly with oil. Cook meatballs,
turning, for 6-8 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Set aside to cool, then cover and
refrigerate until needed.
Step 3: Pack half the meatballs in a small airtight container next to frozen drink or cool brick in
lunch box to keep cool. Wrap remaining meatballs in an airtight container in the fridge.
Snack: Pack corn thins and hummus separately, so corn thins don’t soften. Place in lunch box.
Place cheese, tomatoes and cucumber in a plastic container in lunch box.
Place grapes in a plastic container in lunch box.
*Recipe thanks to Woolworths