These Tortellini-on-a-Stick with Marinara Dipping Sauce are a fun and healthy lunch for toddler! Using leftover tortellini and whatever veggies you have on hand (and your toddler likes to eat), this lunch takes no time at all to make! Great for lunch at home or packed into a lunch box.
Your toddler will flip-out with excitement when you serve them their lunch on-a-stick!
This easy lunch is made with leftover tortellini and any chopped veggies your toddler prefers.
I usually make ours with peppers, olives and mushrooms but you can pick any veggies that are tender enough to be threaded on to a wooden stick.
REASONS TO LOVE THESE Tortellini-on-a-Stick with Marinara Dipping Sauce FOR Kids TODDLER:
- healthy and delicious
- nutrient packed meal for kids and toddler
- great for lunch at home or packed for a playdate or school
- full of protein, veggies and whole-grains for growing kids
- fun way for kids to eat their veggies
- easy to make – less than 5 minutes
COOKING WITH KIDS
You can easily have your kids help you make these tortellini sticks.
- Toddlers can help pick out and measure the ingredients.
- With help, they can place the ingredients onto the toothpick. Tell them that the end is sharp.
- You can pretty much let older kids make this recipe by themselves.
- They can pick out and measure the ingredients.
- They can make the sticks. Tell them the end is sharp.
- They can put the marinara sauce in the microwave.
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Tortellini On-a-Stick with Marinara Dipping Sauce
- 1/2 cup tortellini cooked and cooled
- 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 cup black olives
- 1/4 cup mushrooms quartered
- 1/2 cup marinara sauce
- 6-8 wooden skewers
- Cut cherry tomatoes and black olives in half, if needed.
- Take a wooden skewer and thread on all the ingredients in any order you prefer.
- Heat the marinara sauce up in microwave for 30 seconds or in a small pot on the stove.