I found myself in a hell of a hurry this morning and did not have the time to look at the Missus preparing my bento!
She was kind enough to bring it to my office before she went to work herself!
She was also kind enough to send me the pictures for my report!
Very colorful, isn’t it?
She tries to use only local ingredients whenever possible!
The rice is “Koshihikari” grown in Suntoh Gun, Shizuoka Prefecture!
After steaming it, she decorated it with fresh okra and home-made umeboshi! Italian bento?
She kept things colorful as usual but she did not include dessert…
She will probably reply that she has to keep in mind my expanding waist…
The vegetables consisted of boiled broccoli and carrot seasoned with gomadare/sesame dressing.
She added her specialty: onsen tamago/soft-boiled egg marinated in soy sauce and sprinkled with black sesame seeds.
The meat balls were made of fresh tuna surimi (tuna flesh grated from insde the skin, probably an albacore tuna) and minced shiso/perilla leaves. She pan-fried them in sauce. Beautiful and lighter than one might expect!
She included more vegetables with lettuce and home-pickled burdock root with chili pepper!
Very satisfying, tasty and colorful!
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4 thoughts on “Today’s Bento/Lunch Box (11/50): Tuna Meat Balls Bento!”
This really looks delicious! I have to try making these tuna meatballs. Have a great day 🙂
Cheers, Mari! Do try them!