Quick and Easy For Kids: Pasta Recipes

Spaghetti, Noodles, Tomatoes, Pasta

Cooking for your kids is such a joy. You’re sure that they consume only delicious and nutritious food that they deserve. But there are times when you just don’t have time to prepare something tedious in the kitchen. Good thing there are recipes that just take little preparation and cooking time.

Try these quick and simple 5-ingredient pasta recipes, ideal for busy days!

What you need:

turkey smoked sausage, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
In a large pan, cook the sausage over medium-high heat, turning occasionally for 5 minutes. Stir in the heavy cream and Cajun seasoning then bring to a boil. When boiling, lower the heat and allow to simmer until mixture begins to thicken, about 3-4 minutes.

When ready, transfer to a serving bowl. Stir, allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.

Yummy Buttered Spaghetti

What you need:

1 cup spaghetti pasta, cooked
1 can whole peeled tomatoes
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 tablespoons salted butter
Salt and cracked pepper to taste
To make the sauce, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute the garlic in the butter for 1 minute. Add the whole peeled tomatoes (like the juices) and a dash of cracked pepper.

Using a spoon, break the tomatoes into smaller chunks. Stir until ingredients are well blended. Allow to simmer, then reduce the heat to medium-low and continue to simmer for thirty minutes, stirring occasionally (breaking the tomatoes into smaller pieces).

When ready, season with salt then add the cooked spaghetti. Stir until pasta is coated with the sauce. Serve warm.

Healthy Pumpkin Fettucine

What you need:

1-1/2 cups fettucine egg pasta, cooked
2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup pumpkin puree (canned pumpkin)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Saute the garlic in a pan over medium-high heat (preferably over butter) for 1 minute) Add the whipping cream and the pumpkin puree. Simmer for 3-4 minutes then stir in the cheese.

Add the cooked pasta and coat with sauce. Add water if you would like a thinner consistency and season with salt and pepper if necessary.

These delicious dinners will put a smile on your little one’s face – try these quick and easy 5-ingredient pasta recipes for kids!

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