With my kids back to school, I've been thinking about what to pack in their lunch boxes every day. I have to! Since I cook and I am extremely indulgent with food, my kids have always gotten spoiled in a way with delicious "homemade" lunches they take to school.
That, of course, is a challenge. I've been experimenting with different options, which of course will share here with you, and this delicious sandwich with pita bread passed the test of my boys.
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This is also an option for your lunch: It's made with whole-wheat pita bread, comes packed with lettuce (so it's healthy like a salad!), and it's loaded with the proteins provided by the cheese and the salami. Ah! and don't be afraid of the salami: it gives a delicious taste, but the slices are so thin that I promise you can enjoy the flavor without the guilt.
Whole-wheat pita bread sandwich with lettuce, salami and provolone cheese
Makes 2 sandwiches
2 pieces of whole-wheat pita bread
2 cups of lettuce leaves rinsed and dried (I used red leaf lettuce)
4 slices of provolone cheese or cheese of your choice
8 slices of salami (as finely sliced as possible)
- With a knife, open the bread and divide it.
- Evenly distribute the lettuce into two halves of bread.
- Distribute the cheese and salami.
- Cover with the other half of bread and cut into two.
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Image via Enriqueta Lemoine