School Lunch Pasta Salad Recipe with Zucchini, Yellow Squash & Ham

Nutritious and delicious: sneak more veggies into your kids’ diet with Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni’s recipe for pasta salad with zucchini, yellow squash and ham. It's all part of a balanced Mediterranean diet. Getting your kids off on the right foot with healthy school lunches has so many benefits.

Start by sautéeing zucchini and squash into a pan with oil. Then, make the pasta salad vinaigrette. Combine and whisk olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Then come the mini wheels noodles, guaranteed to put a smile on any kids face. Boil them up until they're al dente, then drain and let them cool before adding them in with your vinaigrette. All that's left to do is chop up some ham and add it in with the zucchini and squash. Stir the pasta salad and pack the right serving into your child's lunch bag for a delicious and nutritious lunch treat!