Easy Lunch Recipes
For Kids

Prepare easy lunch recipes for kids with simple, healthy ingredients. Kids, you can make these yourself and they can be packed for a school lunch.

California Roll Up

1 whole wheat flour tortilla
4 slices deli shaved turkey breast
1 slice mozzarella cheese
4 thin slices cucumber
4 slices avocado
alfalfa sprouts

Layer tortilla with turkey breast, cheese, cucumber and avocado slices, and a handful of sprouts. Roll it up and slice in half. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Perfect for school lunches.

Roast Beef Wrap

1 large flour tortilla
3-4 thin slices roast beef
Cream cheese

On the large tortilla spread cream cheese. Next put roast beef slices on the tortilla. Then put the lettuce on top of the roast beef. Roll up your wrap. Cut it in half. Put in a baggy for lunch for your kid to enjoy.
This recipe submitted by Jill, age 16.

Sunshine Basil Wraps

6-8 pieces turkey or chicken
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup lettuce
Ranch dressing
Tomato-basil tortilla bread

First lay tortilla bread flat. Put slices of turkey or chicken and then cheese on top. Cook in microwave until cheese is melted (about 1 minute on high). Add lettuce, then spread Ranch dressing on top. Roll up your wrap and eat as a quick and healthy lunch.

This recipe was submitted by Maggie, age 14.

Grilled Bullseye

2 eggs
2 pieces of bread
1 slice cheese

Cut a hole in the center of each piece of bread using a glass, glass jar, or cookie cutter. Butter the pan. Turn stove on Low at first then move to Medium once eggs are in.

Place both pieces of bread on the pan. Crack each egg and drop one into each hole in the center of the bread. Cook egg to your liking, take two pieces of bread off pan and let cool. Put cheese slice in-between slices of bread. Place in microwave for 30 seconds or under the grill to melt cheese.

This recipe was sent in by Nic.

Robin Hood Wrap

1 package tortillas
Cold cuts, sliced from the deli (ham and turkey)
American cheese
Swiss cheese
Chopped veggies (lettuce, cucumbers, pickles, olives)
Mustard and mayonnaise

Lay a tortilla out flat and spread with mayonnaise, then mustard. Then layer with a slice of ham and a slice of turkey. Next add a slice of American cheese and a slice of Swiss cheese. Add lettuce, olives, cucumbers, and pickles. Roll up your wrap and cut into round bite-sized pieces. Pack in an airtight container. Simple to make and great for school lunches!

Recipe sent in by Chelsey F.

Mashed Hot 'Tater Dog

1 hot dog bun per person, toasted
1 hot dog per person, heated
prepared instant mashed potatoes
1 package frozen peas and carrots, cooked
salt and pepper to taste

Toast buns, heat hot dogs, and cover hot dog with mashed potatoes, peas and carrots. Add ketchup if you like. A healthy twist to the old hot dog.

Recipe submitted by Kristina.

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Tofu Burgers

1/2 block firm tofu
2 cups oats
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons oil
whole wheat buns

Cut up 1/2 tofu block into small cubes. Then mash the tofu with your hands and place in a large bowl. Add oats and soy sauce. Mix together well using your hands. Make tofu burger patties with your hands. Fry in oil until golden and crispy.

Drain on paper towels. Serve on a whole wheat bun with ketchup, lettuce, and any other burger toppings you like. Kids will love these healthy burgers.

Serves 4.

Hamburger with the Works

1 pound ground beef
1/2 onion, minced
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 eggs
4 slices American cheese
hamburger buns

In a bowl mix together ground beef, onion, garlic salt, salt, and pepper. Make patties, fry, and drain on paper towel. Fry eggs. Top burger with fried egg, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and your favorite burger toppings.

Serves 4.

Tuna Tacos

1 large can of tuna
2 tablespoons coleslaw dressing
1 package coleslaw mix
12 flour tortillas

In a medium bowl mix the tuna, coleslaw mix and coleslaw dressing. Spoon into flour tortillas. Serve with corn chips and salsa.

Crispy Bacon Tortilla

one tortilla
4 pieces of bacon
4 slices of American cheese

Cook 4 pieces of bacon in microwave (or in fry pan - kids, have parents fry for you). Put the tortilla on a plate and add cheese. Put in microwave for 20 seconds to melt. Then put bacon on the cheese and roll your tortilla up. Add salsa, avocado, or sour cream.

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