Bento box for kids

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy đź‘Ś
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
100 g cheese (e.g. Emmentaler, Gouda)
red radishes
40 g mozzarella (in liquid, mini)
cherry tomatoes
chives (divided)
apple
10 g chocolate (milk or dark)
1 tbsp parsley
30 g plain yogurt
20 g cream cheese
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • toothpicks
  • lunchbox
  • small bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
683
Protein
41 g
Fat
42 g
Carb
35 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.
    • 100 g cheese
    • 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.
    • 40 g mozzarella
    • cherry tomatoes
    • 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.
    • apple
    • 10 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.
    • 1 tbsp parsley
    • chives
    • 30 g plain yogurt
    • 20 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.