This menu features three kid favorites dishes, perfect for a hot summer night or weekday dinner. Leftover pasta and fruit salad are excellent to pack for school lunch or a picnic dinner. This menu is also very economical, with an estimated cost of about $16 for four people and all fresh food.
Homemade Caesar dressing-5 minutes prep time. Serve with salad, as a veggie dip, or a sandwich spread.
Pasta au Basilic- loaded with nutrients and flavor. 5-10 minutes prep time.
Make the fruit salad, and you can serve it for two to three days. It gets better with time.
Total prep time 20-30 minutes.
If someone doesn't care for the pasta, or if someone would like a meat option with the meal, serve a plate of charcuterie after the pasta. Charcuterie is a plate of meats such as, prosciutto, capicola, and bresaola. A charcuterie plate is an easy no-cook option.