If you have kids who love to snack, this Salami & Pears Bento Box is perfect for them!
It’s one of those 5-minute lunch ideas filled with good-for-you ingredients. Keep reading to find out how to pack it in the lunchbox, so everything stays fresh.
Quick Fruit & Deli Bento Box
This fruit and deli meat bento is a perfect example of an easy lunch you can create with everyday ingredients.
For this recipe, I selected fresh flavors like salami, pears, and ripe tomato- but you can exchange those with items you have on hand to really make it your own.
That’s the art of making bento boxes; you can select favorite ingredients and assemble them in a way that makes it feel like a treat, but really, it’s a balanced meal. It’s the #1 reason they’re such a hit with the kids.
What is in this Pears & Protein Bento Box
There’s no shortage of ideas to make this Mediterannean bento box your own, but in this recipe, you’ll find:
- fresh tomato: juicy, ripe cherry tomatoes work great!
- Italian deli cuts: rolled salami, prosciutto, or regular turkey.
- fresh fruit: this lunch includes juicy sliced pears.
- something crispy: pita chips, whole grain crackers, pita wedges – you get the idea.
- something cheesy: use your favorite sliced/cubed cheese or puffed cheese bites.
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How to Pack a Bento Box for Lunch
Time to grab those ingredients and assemble them into your own Mediterranean bento box.
Wash the fruit and veggies, slice the pears, and roll up the deli cuts.
Place the deli cuts, tomato, and fruit into a compartmentalized lunch container.
- Add the ingredients
Pack the dry ingredients in a separate compartment to keep them fresh and crunchy until lunchtime.
- Ship it off
Close the lunch container and pack it into a lunch bag with an ice pack.
It looks like a masterpiece, and thanks to this lunchbox, we can pack the wet and dry ingredients under one lid. You’ll find more of my favorite compartmentalized container options here.Print