Bento archive list (2)

A list of bentos from no. 31 to 60 featured on Just Bento. See also:

The following values are indicated for each bento:

  • Time needed: The approximate time needed in the morning to prepare the bento. More time might be required to make things in advance.
  • Calories: The approximate calories in the bento, providing the amounts indicated are used.
  • Type: The cuisine type.
  • Vegan/Vegetarian/Omnivore (type of main protein used): So you can pick the ones that suit your dietary needs. (Omnivores, don’t reject the vegan options out of hand - I’m an omnivore and these are vegan bentos I enjoy eating!)

Most rice-based bentos are gluten-free, but see the instructions for details.

bento_59_thumb.jpgBento no. 60: Bento Challenge Week 3, Day 2 - 2-in-1 bento. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 275 (breakfast) + 380 (lunch). Type: Vegetarian (yogurt, lentils), 2 meals, not Japanese. Link

bento_59_thumb.jpgBento no. 59: Bento Challenge Week 3, Bento 1 - vegan macrobiotic bento. Time needed: 10-15 minutes in the morning. Calories: 390. type: Vegan, (natto, brown rice)macrobiotic, Japanese. Link

bento_58_thumb.jpgBento no. 58: Bento Challenge Week 2, Bento 1. Time needed: 10-15 minutes in the morning. Calories: 390. type: Omnivore (chicken), not Japanese, salad. Link

bento_57_thumb.jpg Bento no. 57: Bento Challenge Week 1, Bento 1. Time needed: 15-20 minutes in the morning. Calories: 440. Type: Omnivore (chicken), Japanese. Link

bento_56_thumb.jpg Bento no. 56: Colorful Vegan Bento Featuring Green-Pea Mini Burgers. Time needed: 10-15 minutes in the morning (with premade salad/mini-burgers). Calories: 420. Type: Vegan (mini-burgers, brown rice). Link

bento_55_thumb.jpg Bento no. 55: Almost Empty Refrigerator Bento. Time needed: 10-15 minutes. Calories: 515. Type: Leftovers, pasta, omnivore (beef). Link.

bento_54_thumb.jpg Bento no. 54: Hallowe’en Zombie Kitty Bento. Time needed: At least an hour, probably 2. Calories: 480. Type: Japanese, decoratie kyaraben/charaben, omnivore (beef). Link.

bento_53_thumb.jpg Bento no. 53: Sesame beef and vegetable bento. Time needed: 10-15 minutes in the morning. Calories: 440. Type: Japanese, omnivore (beef). Link.

bento_52_thumb.jpg Bento no. 52: Special occasion omuraisu (rice omelette) bento. Time needed: 20-30 minutes in the morning. Calories: 700. Type: Japanese, decorative kyaraben/charaben, omnivore (egg, wiener sausage). Link.

bento_51_thumb.jpg Bento no. 51: Warm vegetarian chili bento with pumpkin-corn-yogurt mini muffins. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 550. Type: Warm (using thermal bento), not Japanese, Southwestern. Link.

bento_50_thumb.jpg Bento no. 50: Vegan bento with quinoa parsley pepper salad and currie kidney beans. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 450. Type: Salad, not Japanese, vegan (quinoa, kidney beans), gluten-free. Link.

bento_49_thumb.jpg Bento no. 49: Rice burger bento with green vegan tofu burger. Time needed: 20-25 minutes in the morning. Calories: 520. Type: sandwich, omnivore (chicken). Link.

bento_48_thumb.jpg Bento no. 48: Salted chicken sandwich bento. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 435. Type: sandwich, omnivore (chicken). Link.

bento_47_thumb.jpg Bento no. 47: Panfried chicken mini-burger ben to. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 400. Type: Japanese, omnivore (chicken). Link.

bento_46_thumb.jpg Bento no. 46: Stewed chicken dumpling bento. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 355. Type: Japanese, omnivore (chicken). Link.

bento_45_thumb.jpg Bento no. 45: Lemon chicken nugget bento. Time needed: 10-15 minutes in the morning. Calories: 410. Type: Japanese, omnivore (chicken). Link.

bento_44_thumb.jpg Bento no. 44: Vegan bento with inarizushi stuffed with rice and hijiki; stir-fried bean sprouts. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 360. Type: Japanese, vegan (fried tofu). Link

bento_43_thumb.jpg Bento no. 43: Low-calorie bento with ‘no-calorie’ shirataki noodles, lots of vegetables and vegan shuumai dumplings. Time needed: 10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 245. Type: Asian, vegan with homemade vegan shuumai dumplings. Link.

bento_42_thumb.jpg Bento no. 42: Easygoing shrimp bento. Time needed: 10-15 minutes in the morning. Calories: 420. Type: Japanese, omnivore (shrimp). Link

bento_41_thumb.jpg Bento no. 41: Cold soba bento. Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 370; Type: Japanese, omnivore (shrimp).Link

bento_38_thumb.jpg Bento no. 40: Pasta Salad Niçoise with a twist (frozen tuna salad chunks to keep it cool). Time needed: 5-10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 645; Type: Pasta-based, omnivore (tuna, egg).Link

bento_38_thumb.jpg Bento no. 39: How to pack a classic Japanese bento box. Time needed: 10-20 minutes in the morning. Calories: 445-515; Type: Japanese, omnivore (salmon, egg).Link

bento_38_thumb.jpg Bento no. 38: Okowa onigiri (sticky rice) bento. Time needed: 10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 460; Type: Japanese, omnivore (chicken in onigiri, egg).Link

bento_37_thumb.jpg Bento no. 37: Salmon onigiri bento with miso marinated asparagus. Time needed: 15-20 minutes in the morning. Calories: 450; Type: Japanese, omnivore (salmon, fried tofu). Link

bento_36_thumb.jpg Bento no. 36: Spring vegetable bento with ‘jumping fish’ wieners, bamboo shoot rice. Time needed: 10 minutes in the morning. Calories: 420; Type: Japanese, omnivore (wiener sausages). Link

bento_35_thumb.jpg Bento no. 35: A special occasion spring shrimp sushi bento. Time needed: 30+ minutes. Calories: 40 per sushi piece, 30 per egg piece. Type: Japanese, omnivore (shrimp, egg). Link

bento_34_thumb.jpg Bento no. 34: Vegan dry curry bento, cucumber and cherry tomato yogurt salad, broccoli. Time needed in the morning: 10. Calories: 420; Type: Japanese, vegan (soybeans or tempeh, yogurt). Link.

bento_33_thumb.jpg Bento no. 33: Frozen shepherd’s pie bento with broccoli, cherry tomatoes, pickles. Time needed in the morning: 5. Calories: 570; Type: not-Japanese, omnivore (ground beef). Link.

bento_32_thumb.jpg Bento no. 32: Vegan nikujaga (tofu and potatoes), carrot rice, spicy lotus root. Time needed in the morning: 10 minutes. Calories: 485; Type: Japanese, vegan (thick fried tofu).Link

bento_30_thumb.jpg Bento no. 31: Tofu tuna miso burgers, torn-apart vegetable stir fry. Time needed in the morning: 15 minutes. Calories: 480; Type: Japanese, meatless (tuna). Link

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Re: Bento archive list (2)

Hi !
Im stealing some of your recipes! because they look delicious and healthy :) definitely trying it someday.

Re: Bento archive list (2)

The shepherds pie bento looks amazing, I definitively have to try it! This is a great site with some really interesting and inspirational recipes. I think I am well on my way to becoming a bento lover .

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