Recipe: Bacon, Tomato & Spinach Pasta Salad Lunchbox

Booths has come up with this fancy idea for a lunch box treat.

Bacon, Tomato & Spinach Pasta Salad Lunchbox
Bacon, Tomato & Spinach Pasta Salad Lunchbox

Ingredients

2 slices cooked bacon

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2 cherry tomatoes, quartered

Handful baby spinach, washed

Cooked pasta

1 Satsuma

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andful grapes

Handful blueberries

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2 medjool dates

Handful strawberries

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To make raspberry coconut energy balls

1 pack raspberries

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200g dessicated coconut

2tbsp honey

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100g rolled oats

4 medjool dates, chopped

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Instructions

For bacon, tomato and spinach pasta:

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Just add chopped cooked bacon, chopped cherry tomatoes and washed baby spinach to cooked, cooled pasta.

Orange, grape, blueberry and date skewers. (Just add a mix of these to the lunchbox if not using skewers.)

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Yoghurt with chopped pecans on top.

Handful of strawberries.

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For Raspberry Coconut Energy Balls:

Mix the raspberries, honey, oats and dates in a bowl until they form a paste (you could use a food processor for this).

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Roll into balls.

Coat with the coconut.

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Please take note of any nut policy your child’s school may have in place before preparing any nut dishes for lunchboxes.

We don’t advise cocktail sticks for young children.

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It is not advised to give honey to children under 12 months.