If you saw Lily’s post on Saturday and today’s post you’d think we’re a little bit on a Kabob kick, and we are! They’re just so fun and simple and a great way to change things up. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that my kids are more willing to eat things when they’re on a stick. That may sound crazy, but it’s true. We’ve had all sorts of fruits and treats on kabobs over the last few years, but I realized we’ve never made anything a little savory that was kid-friendly. Yes, we’ve made skewers for the hubby and myself with meat and veggies, but the kids weren’t interested in those (even though they’re our favorite!) I thought I’d try a lunch meat and veggie version, and it was a hit!! I left off the bread for these pictures, but think cute squares of sourdough bread would be a great addition to these Lunch Kabobs.
For this version, I decided to add the ingredients I knew my kids would eat including lunch meat, olives, cherry tomatoes, lettuce and cheese. Even though they’re called Lunch Kabobs, we actually made them for dinner a few weeks ago and they were a hit. I, myself, had about 3 of them because they were just so yummy and addicting. As I mentioned before, I think I’ll add a little bread to them next time since my kids are obsessed with bread!! Half of my kids didn’t like the olives either so I may have to make a few without them next time. You can obviously put the ingredients on any way you want but I recommend putting the tomatoes or cheese on the end since they help keep everything on. 😉
Lunch Kabobs Recipe
Lunch Kabobs - the perfect lunchtime meal filled with meat and veggies! They're also perfect for parties and barbecues!
- 12 slices lunch meat
- 12 black olives
- 12 cherry tomatoes
- 12 cubes cheese
- 6 skewers
Get all ingredients out in bowls.
Layer ingredients on skewers as desired making sure to add ones that will help keep everything on for the top and bottom (the cherry tomatoes and cheese cubes worked perfect!)
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
These kabobs are perfect for any party or shower. In fact, I was just telling the hubby that it would be so fun to have a group date at our house for a “FantaSTICK date night”. The theme would be skewers and everyone would have to bring a different type of skewer to share (fruit, veggie, meat, dessert).
Wouldn’t that be so fun?!
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