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Pasta for packed lunch

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TheOrigFV45 Mon 18-Jun-18 07:12:35

If I cook pasta/pesto this morning, can I cool in fridge, then put in tupperware for my son to take to school.
It won't be hot and it won't be kept chilled (though I put a cool bar in the lunch bag). Will it be safe to just sit in school until lunch time?

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KirstenRaymonde Mon 18-Jun-18 07:16:22

Pasta can be made and then eaten safely for days, nothing to worry about. Plenty of people take pasta for lunch.

KirstenRaymonde Mon 18-Jun-18 07:17:11

If you put it in a tub/fridge still warm though it might go a bit weird and stodgy though.

SuburbanRhonda Mon 18-Jun-18 07:17:44

Put an ice pack in the lunchbox.

TheOrigFV45 Mon 18-Jun-18 07:31:20

Thanks. Kirsten I should have time for it to cool actually, we're not leaving for another 50 mins and it's nearly done.

Now to find a plastic pot that hasn't got sodding aqua beads in!

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slylyeatingbiscuits Mon 18-Jun-18 07:41:02

When I go this I usually cook my pasta then run it under cold water - means the pasta cools quicker and doesn't all stick together to make one big pasta lump smile

slylyeatingbiscuits Mon 18-Jun-18 07:41:34

* do, not go grin it's still early <ahem>

confusednorthner Mon 18-Jun-18 07:45:46

What Slyly said. Works for us well

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