This is such a fun and easy lunch to make for your kids, and it looks so cute, they'll love it!
To make the octopus:
Take a hot dog and cut it in half. Then take a sharp knife and cut up the length of the hot dog, leaving about an in at the rounded end for the head. Keep rotating and cutting until you have 8 legs.
Boil water in a medium saucepan and drop the cut octopuses into the boiling water and cook until hot.
Serve over shells and cheese!
Shells and Cheese Recipe
Prepare about 1/2 lb. shells pasta according to directions.
While the noodles are cooking, prepare the cheese sauce in a medium saucepan by melting 2 tbls. butter over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons of flour and mix until completely blended. Pour in 1 cup of milk and stir well. Keep stirring until thickened, then add 1 cup of shredded cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add cooked pasta and stir until pasta is coated, and serve. Enjoy!