KIDS LUNCH BOX #51 – Beetroot Carrot Sandwich + Peri Peri Makhana + Orange
Some kids school lunch box ideas to try…
- Spinach Corn Sandwich + Orange + Almonds & Pistachios
- Masala Rice + Lauki Raita + Broccoli Smileys
- Makhana Paratha + Potato Sagu + Mixed Nuts
- Potato Spinach Pancakes + Sprouted Moong & Corn Salad+ Grapes
- Butternut Squash Pasta + Dry Grapes + Orange
Here is what I packed for school lunch…
Beetroot Carrot Sandwich
Beetroot Carrot Sandwich is a simple, colorful, delicious take on healthy food loaded with freshly grated beetroot, carrot and cream cheese spread
Measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml
For Sandwich Spread:
- 6 Bread slices
- 2 tablespoon Butter
- Peel and grate the beetroot and carrot.Keep aside.
- In a large mixing bowl take grated beetroot, carrot, cream cheese spread, black pepper powder, italian seasoning and salt.Mix well and keep aside.Note:Add more cream cheese if you desire
- Take bread slices and apply some butter first and then spread beetroot carrot cheese mixture generously on one slice of the bread.Cover and press with other bread slice over it.
- Heat tawa or sandwich maker ,add butter.Now place the prepared sandwich and spread butter on top.
- Grill or toast bread on both sides till golden brown and crisp.
- Serve sandwiches hot with tomato ketchup.
TIPS & VARIATIONS:
- Use brown or multigrain bread for healthier choice.
- You can also add add colored bell pepper, shredded cabbage. or lettuce.
- If you dont have cream cheese ,you can replace with hung curd or mayonnaise.
- Grilling or toasting sandwich is optional, so to make cold curd sandwich ,follow the same steps and skip grill or toasting the sandwich.
- Toast the bread on tawa or use sandwich maker or grill to roast golden and crisp.
- You can use oil instead of butter if you wish to.
SNACK – Orange
Prep Work For The Previous Evening
- You can grate beetroot and carrot previous night and refrigerate.
- The peri peri makhana can be made in advance and stored in an airtight jar.Stays fresh for 6-7 days.
- Packed in a stainless steel tiffin box called Lunchbots which is Eco-Friendly, Dishwasher Safe, BPA-Free and is easily available on Amazon .Do not use plastic lunch boxes to your kids, they are toxic.
- You can increase or decrease quantity based on your child’s appetite.