written by me on behalf of SmithfieldⓇ. The opinions and text are all mine.
pasta salad with fresh veggies and oven roasted turkey breast
so is the daily struggle for all the moms (or dads!) out there. Can you feel it
too?!? I’m talking about the daily effort to create and pack a lunch for our
kids to take to school. It’s really quite complicated when I think about it.
This lunch needs to be
SCRUMPTIOUS and FUN, so it won’t make its way back home after school in an
untouched container next to a starving and unhappy little child.
It needs to be WHOLESOME and
NUTRITIOUS, of course! It’s our kids that we are talking about.
be QUICK and EASY to make. Let’s face it, none of us wants to get up a
whole hour earlier just to make a meal.
tonight worrying about the dreadful lunch box preparation, let’s not despair.
I’ve got an idea for you: I went to my local Albertsons this
morning and picked up this SmithfieldⓇ
Prime FreshÔ Delicatessen Pillow Oven Roasted
Turkey from the packaged meat section. It’s an easy to make, fresh pasta salad
filled with many colors and flavors, healthy veggies and scrumptious cut
Smithfield meat. This salad can be made ahead of time and stored in the
refrigerator until ready to be packed (note: it’s perfect for your next picnic
yummy that even the picky eaters will grab their little forks and dive right in.
flexible so you can adjust it to meet your children’s taste. Don’t be afraid to
add, substitute and experiment (add cucumber, avocado, chopped olives, or their
favorite cheese). What’s most important, make it fun!
The other best part: when you shop
at Albertsons next time, keep in mind that there are several Smithfield
products that you can buy, like the Smoked Ham or Smoked Turkey Breast.
meats that are great to have in the refrigerator for any quick lunch idea. You
can create the best pasta salad (or couscous, why not?!) and the most
scrumptious sandwiches. Easy, quick and so delicious.
this lunch box will come back empty tonight 🙂
Now, without farther ado, here is the recipe for you.
under cold water to stop from over cooking. Drain well. and toss with the rest
of the ingredients.
Store in the refrigerator until
ready to serve. Enjoy!