5 Healthy Pasta Recipes For Kids
Pasta is a favourite family food. Kids love to have it at any time of the day. Pasta can be a sneaky way to make toddlers eat some healthy veggies. Try these 5 Healthy Pasta Recipes For Kids-
- A small bunch of fresh spinach
- 1 cup elbow pasta, cooked
- 1/2 tbsp butter
- 2 tbsp milk
- 2 tbsp cream cheese
- 4 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
Heat a pan and add butter to it. Saute spinach in butter.
Take spinach in a blender jar with milk and both the cheeses. Blend well.
Toss pasta with spinach mixture and serve.
- 8 oz pasta, cooked
- 4 boneless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into bite sized pieces
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- Some mixed vegetables, chopped
- 2 stalks green onion , chopped
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 3 tbsp sesame oil
Heat oil in a pan and saute chicken. Add it to cooked pasta.
Heat more oil in pan and saute vegetables and spring onions together. Add the veggie mixture to pasta and chicken.
Whisk soy sauce with sesame oil and pour over pasta mixture.
- 400g penne pasta, cooked
- 250g broccoli, cut into florets
- 1 garlic clove, grated
- 1 lemon zest
- ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
- 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 tbsp parmesan, grated
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
Boil broccoli in salted water for 4 minutes. Drain and mash.
Add lemon zest, chilli flakes and grated garlic to broccoli.
Mix the broccoli mixture with pasta and add in lemon juice and olive oil.
Season with salt and pepper. Serve after mixing in Parmesan cheese.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup mixed vegetables, cut into small pieces
- 2 cups cooked spaghetti
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- Salt and pepper
- 1 cup grated cheese
Heat oil in a pan and stir fry the vegetables. Add pasta and cook for 5 minutes.
Whisk eggs with milk, salt and pepper. Stir in cheese.
Pour the egg mixture over cooking pasta. Let cook for 2 minutes.
Flip the omelette over and cook from the other side.
Mix Veg Pasta
- 1/3 cup chopped onions
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cup chopped potatoes
- 1/2 cup green peas
- 1/2 cup boiled chickpeas
- 1 cup penne or elbow pasta
- Chicken or vegetable stock
- 1/2 cup Tomato juice
Heat oil and saute onions. Add in rest of the vegetables and stock.
Cover and cook for 7 minutes.
Add uncooked pasta, chickpeas and tomato juice.
Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
Add more tomato juice or water if pasta starts turning dry and cook a little.