Recipe courtesy of Turner Broadcasting System

Easy Kids' Lunches: Fun Shaped Sandwiches

A cookie cutter is all it takes to jazz up your child's lunch. Get the kids involved cutting out healthy sandwich ingredients into their favorite shapes. Hummus is a nutritious alternative to mayo and delicious on sandwiches. Use low-sodium smoked turkey breast and reduced-fat Cheddar for a lighter lunch. Trick your kids into eating a healthy lunch? We say it's more of a treat.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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2 slices whole-grain bread

2 slices low-sodium smoked turkey breast

1 slice reduced-fat Cheddar

1 tablespoon hummus

2 slices tomato

1 thin slice cucumber

1 small lettuce leaf


Special equipment:
Cookie cutters
  1. Punch shapes out of the bread with a cookie cutter. Punch shapes out of the turkey and cheese. Place the hummus in a small food storage container to use as a spread for the sandwich. 
  2. Pack the hummus, bread, cheese, turkey, tomato, cucumber and lettuce in a lunch container. Assemble the sandwich when ready to eat.