Pizza Roll-Up Bento Lunch

Pizza Roll-Up Bento Lunch

16 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2009

This easy pizza-inspired roll-up is a kid-pleaser. Make crunchy vegetables more appealing by selecting colorful varieties like orange and purple cauliflower—and don't forget the dip! Keep 'em smiling with watermelon cut into fun shapes with cookie cutters.

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  • 1 8-inch whole-wheat flour tortilla
  • 2 tablespoons prepared pizza sauce
  • 12 leaves baby spinach
  • 3 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella
  • ½ cup cucumber spears
  • ½ cup cauliflower florets
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat creamy dressing, such as ranch
  • 1 cup small watermelon pieces
  • 6 chocolate wafer cookies


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  1. Place tortilla on a plate and spread pizza sauce over it. Top with an even layer of spinach and sprinkle cheese on top. Microwave on High until the cheese is just melted, about 45 seconds. Carefully roll the tortilla up. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing into pieces, if desired. Pack the slices in a medium container.
  2. Pack cucumber and cauliflower in another medium container. Nestle a small, dip-size container among the vegetables and add dressing.
  3. Pack watermelon in one small container and cookies in another small container.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the pizza roll-up for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 343 calories; 8 g fat(3 g sat); 6 g fiber; 61 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein; 58 mcg folate; 15 mg cholesterol; 21 g sugars; 1,862 IU vitamin A; 44 mg vitamin C; 241 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 622 mg sodium; 664 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (73% daily value), Vitamin A (37% dv), Calcium (24% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 4
  • Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 medium-fat meat

Reviews 16

July 11, 2017
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By: Joshua hall
This is great! I actually use it for myself to work. For those complaining about the cookie business, if you had half an eye, you would notice that the recipe says 6 chocolate wafer cookies. NOT OREOS! If you want, substitute them with something else! BTW: Review sections are reserved for those who have MADE the recipe! If you haven't made it yet, keep your mouth shut!
September 07, 2016
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By: justcomment
This is a great lunch!
August 10, 2016
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By: Stacy Secoy
It states 6 wafer cookies, if you look close the are not oreos.......and there are 2 cookies on each oreo, which has cream, thus 6 cookies.....Also this is a suggestion, you can add or swap anything! Personally looks like a great idea, however our son wouldn't be able to eat all that.
September 22, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Like the basic concept but SIX cookies?? Did Nabisco make this recipe? Why would any child get SIX Oreos? That's four times the calories of the lunch itself. How many would you give your child? I do two or three max.
February 26, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Microwave?? I have not tried the recipe for the tortilla wrap yet, but I will definitely find a way to NOT USE A MICROWAVE for it!!! I dumped my microwave a long time ago as it causes disease and is bad for you in so many ways. I don't miss is a bit, I use a toaster oven and my stove. Also, don't like the cookie idea in the lunch.
January 11, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Five Oreos Are You Serious? Main dish looks good but I would taste test it with kids. Pros: The fruit and veggies are great Cons: Far too many Oreo calories
July 11, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
im a baby sitter and i do it every friday and i tried it and they loved it. i personally would just skip the compartments for the food, but if your kids are picky i would order one on amazon for a cheeper price. i really hoped this helped perswade you to do this recipe!!!! :)
May 22, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Great colors and shapes. Laptop lunches box is kids favorite. I would skip the cookies. Sweet watermelon is enough. Adding more vegetables can add color and nutrition value without adding sugar. Pros: Fruit and vegetables are included Cons: Too much cookies
March 12, 2012
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By: Cybrkitn
Substitutions? Anyone try using something besides the spinach? My 9 year old son is a very picky eater and does not like spinach, but will eat other vegetables. Since neither me or my son likes wheat (my husband does though), I'm going to switch the wheat tortilla to a low carb one instead.
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