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Sandwich Kabobs Bento Box

This easy bento box is a new spin on your favorite sandwich and chips lunch. Kids will love the fun sandwich kabobs and these homemade beet chips are much healthier than bagged potato chips!

Nutrition Tip: Beets contain two important nutrients that can help lower blood pressure: potassium and nitrate.

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Sandwich Kabobs Bento Box

Sandwich Kabobs Bento Box

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


Beet Chips

  • 1 large beet, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Sandwich Kabobs

  • 4 grape tomatoes
  • 4 cubes lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread, cut into small squares
  • 2 slices low-sodium ham, cut in half
  • 1/2 small cucumber, sliced lengthwise to create 4 ribbons


  • 1 small apple
  • 1/2 cup lowfat vanilla Greek yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Place beets on parchment-lined baking sheet, brush with oil and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Bake 20 minutes or until edges start to brown. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. Assemble sandwich kabobs with tomatoes, cheese, bread, ham and cucumber on skewers or coffee stirrers.
  5. Serve with Crispy Green and yogurt.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 522Total Fat: 19gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 444mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 11gSugar: 30gProtein: 23g

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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.

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