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Bento box for kids

Bento box for kids

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Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
20 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
200 g
cheese (e.g. Emmentaler, Gouda)
10
red radishes
80 g
mozzarella (in liquid, mini)
10
cherry tomatoes
16
chives (divided)
2
apple
20 g
chocolate (milk or dark)
2 tbsp
parsley
60 g
plain yogurt
40 g
cream cheese
salt
pepper
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Utensils

cutting board, knife, toothpicks, lunchbox, small bowl

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Nutrition per serving

Cal683
Fat42 g
Protein41 g
Carb35 g
  • Step 1/ 4

    Cube cheese. Clean red radishes without removing the stem to create mice. Use a small sharp knife to cut out eyes. Make small slits for the ears and place the small radish rounds left over from cutting the eyes into the slits.
    • 200 g cheese
    • 10 red radishes
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cube cheese. Clean red radishes without removing the stem to create mice. Use a small sharp knife to cut out eyes. Make small slits for the ears and place the small radish rounds left over from cutting the eyes into the slits.

  • Step 2/ 4

    For the caterpillars, halve mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes. For the head, slice pieces of chives, poke small holes in the head end, and stick chives into holes for antennas. Use a toothpick to poke holes for eyes. Arrange on a toothpick, alternating the mozzarella and tomato pieces.
    • 80 g mozzarella
    • 10 cherry tomatoes
    • 4 chives
    • toothpicks

    For the caterpillars, halve mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes. For the head, slice pieces of chives, poke small holes in the head end, and stick chives into holes for antennas. Use a toothpick to poke holes for eyes. Arrange on a toothpick, alternating the mozzarella and tomato pieces.

  • Step 3/ 4

    For the crab, halve one apple and cut out the core. Core and cut the other half into thin slices for legs, and cut serrated edges into two slices for the claws. Carve out small holes for the eyes, and stick small pieces of chocolate into the holes. If desired, use toothpicks to hold everything together.
    • 2 apple
    • 20 g chocolate

    For the crab, halve one apple and cut out the core. Core and cut the other half into thin slices for legs, and cut serrated edges into two slices for the claws. Carve out small holes for the eyes, and stick small pieces of chocolate into the holes. If desired, use toothpicks to hold everything together.

  • Step 4/ 4

    Finely chop parsley and chives. Mix herbs with yogurt and cream cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Arrange items in your child’s lunchbox or serve right away.
    • 2 tbsp parsley
    • 12 chives
    • 60 g plain yogurt
    • 40 g cream cheese
    • salt
    • pepper
    • lunchbox
    • small bowl

    Finely chop parsley and chives. Mix herbs with yogurt and cream cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Arrange items in your child’s lunchbox or serve right away.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Bento box for kids

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