Homeschool cooking: Confetti pasta salad

It took my student, Kennedy, just under 5 minutes to put this colorful beauty together. Her comments after lunch, “This is delicious! I’m gonna tell my mom to make Confetti pasta for dinner.”

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INGREDIENTS

  • 16 oz. Pkg. Bowtie pasta (cooked, rinsed, and drained)
  • Large bag (40 oz.) mixed vegetables (cooked, rinsed, and drained)
  • 2 large cans tuna packed in water (drained)
  • 16-oz bottle fat-free Italian salad dressing
  1. Mix together
  2. Refrigerate til cold
  3. Serve

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Homeschool cooking: Cobb wraps

Kids will enjoy this cold meal option that simply takes the ingredients that one would normally find in a Cobb salad and wraps them in a flour tortilla. Packed with protein and plenty of fresh veggies to choose from, this make-ahead meal is sure to be a hit with every member of your family.

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Because this Cobb wrap has so many different parts, you should prepare your ingredients either in the morning or the night before.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • Avocado  (chopped)
  • Bacon
  • Baked chicken  (chopped)
  • Boiled eggs (chopped)
  • Black olives  (chopped)
  • Fiesta cheese (shredded)
  • Flour tortillas
  • Green onions  (chopped)
  • Lettuce  (chopped)
  • Tomatoes  (chopped)
  • Salsa (optional)
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Cobb wrap. Photo credit: TAMS and ED Homeschool

Allow children to select the items they want to include in their wraps. Top with some salsa and enjoy!