Healthy Family Project

Pizza Bento Box

Join the bento box craze with this easy Pizza Bento Box. Kids will have fun creating veggie-packed pizzas they’ll actually eat at lunchtime!

Nutrition Tip: Processed or cooked tomatoes, like tomato sauce, are found to have high levels of the antioxidant Lycopene, which studies have shown helps to reduce the risk of heart disease.

How do you #PowerYourLunchbox? Show us your healthy lunchboxes on Instagram using #PowerYourLunchbox.

Looking for more lunchbox ideas? We’ve got you covered with 70+ ideas including make-ahead ideas, non-sandwich lunches, ideas for repurposing leftovers, and vegetarian, nut-free and gluten-free recipes.

Or check out all of our back-to-school content on our blog. A few of our most popular posts include:

Pizza Bento Box

Pizza Bento Box

Join the bento box craze with this easy Pizza Bento Box. Kids will have fun creating veggie-packed pizzas they'll actually eat at lunchtime!

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 small whole wheat pitas
  • 1 cup low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 pound low-sodium ham, chopped
  • 4 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into half-moon slices
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons lowfat Ranch dip


  1. Lay pita on plate. Top with ¼ tomato sauce, ¼ cheese and ¼ ham. Top with ¼ mushrooms, bell pepper and tomato. Repeat with remaining pitas and toppings.
  2. Place pita pizza in bento box along with carrots and ranch.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 286Total Fat: 10.36gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 866mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 4.14gProtein: 26.52g

Did you make this recipe?

Tag on Instagram or use #HealthyFamilyProject to share with us!

Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

2 Comments on Pizza Bento Box

Leave a comment »
  1. My son has allergies and must take his own lunch to camp. This recipe will rival the pizza the campers have on Friday’s . He’ll enjoy lunch without feeling left out. Thank you for sharing with a new Bento mom.

    • Amber Gray

      That’s so great to hear! We love this recipe too because it’s so easy to customize with your kids’ favorite toppings!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *