Tortellini On-a-Stick with Marinara Dipping Sauce

Your toddler will flip-out with excitement when you serve him his lunch on-a-stick! This easy lunch is made with leftover tortellini and any chopped veggies your toddler prefers.

  • Serving size 2
    Makes 2 servings
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What you’ll need

  • 1/2 cup whole grain 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

How to make it

  1. Cut cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and black olives (or whatever veggies your tot prefers) in half, if needed.
  2. Take a wooden skewer and thread on all the ingredients in any order you prefer.
  3. Heat the marinara sauce in the microwave for 30 seconds or in a small pot on the stove.
  4. Pour the dipping sauce in a kid-friendly bowl to serve along with the tortellini sticks.

Wooden Skewer – you can use any wooden skewer you have on hand, but make sure to cut the pointy end off before serving. Wooden coffee stirrers work well too.

Time-Saving Tip – use leftover tortellini in this recipe to save on prep-time.

Veggie Tip – feel free to use any veggies that your toddler loves in this recipe – chunks of peppers, broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, etc.

12 + Months

Always check with your child’s doctor first if you have any questions about introducing new foods and textures.

Sources

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