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Deconstructed BLT Bento Box

Kids will have fun constructing their very own BLT sandwich at lunchtime. Keeping each item in its own compartment keeps everything fresh until lunchtime and avoids the dreaded soggy sandwich. Instead of mayo, get a dose of good fats by spreading on mashed avocado!

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Deconstructed BLT Bento Box

Deconstructed BLT Bento Box

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1/3 avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread, cut into fourths
  • 2 strips low-sodium bacon, cooked, cut into fourths
  • 4 small tomato slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 clementine, peeled, segmented


  1. Mash avocado and lime juice together. Place in small airtight container. Add bread, bacon, tomato and lettuce to bento box.
  2. At lunchtime, spread mashed avocado on bread and top bacon, lettuce and tomato.
  3. Serve with clementine.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 344Total Fat: 14gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 433mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 9gSugar: 13gProtein: 15g

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Trish James

About the Author

Trish James

Trish is a grocery industry veteran of 15 years, specifically in the produce industry for nine, working alongside health-conscious brands. Trish is the mom of two very active boys and passionate about helping others, especially in her community, which is why she appreciates the work we do at Produce for Kids. She can be found volunteering weekly at her local food bank. Trish loves providing useful, relevant, and realistic resources to Produce for Kids followers – no parent-shaming, just inspiring new habits and celebrating wins. Find her regular contributions on the Produce for Kids Blog.

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  1. Where can I buy those kind of containers for lunch???

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