Are your kids bored with the same lunch or wanting to start making their own? Try one, or all, of these lunch recipes for a change this week. Depending on their age, they may be able to make it themselves.
Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
One lb Ground beef, browned/drained
1/4 cup onion, chopped fine
1/8 cup green pepper, chopped fine
Fifteen oz can tomato sauce
One teaspoon vinegar
One teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
Six oz tomato paste
Mix all the ingredients and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Add water if it’s too thick. Serve on hamburger buns. Enjoy!
Creamy Italian Sub
1/2 cup of mayonnaise
1/4 cup Italian Dressing (not creamy Italian)
Three cup shredded lettuce
Four long sandwich rolls
One package of lunch meat variety
Eight slices of cheese
One large tomato, thinly sliced
One medium green pepper, thinly sliced
Mix mayonnaise and Italian dressing. Mix in 1/4 cup of the dressing mixture with the lettuce. Brush the insides of the rolls with remaining dressing mixture. Fill the rolls with the lunch meat, cheese, vegetables and lettuce mixture.
Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza
One pound lean ground beef
One medium onion, quartered and sliced
One medium bell pepper, cut in thin strips
Six slices bacon, crisp cooked and crumbled
Fourteen 1/2 oz can of chunky pizza sauce
Cheddar cheese shredded
One large pizza crust
Heat oven to 400 degrees. In large saucepan, brown ground beef with the onion and the bell pepper and drain. Stir in the six slices of crumbled bacon and the pizza sauce. Spread it on the pizza crust and cover with the cheddar cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Two cups of cooked penne, or any kind of pasta
Four (32 oz.) cups of your favorite pasta sauce
One tomato, diced
One zucchini, diced
One yellow squash, diced
One cup of cut broccoli florets
Mix the cooked pasta, the sauce and the raw vegetables in a saucepan until warm.
Enjoy these new lunch recipes for kids!! :)