When the kids make dinner, they learn valuable skills.
We’re solving the “what’s for dinner” dilemma… the kids are cooking tonight! Let your little ones take the lead on these kid-made meals.
Suzy Robertson shares why it’s important to get kids in the kitchen, and some recipes that make it easy for them to do the cooking.
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One Pot Pasta
serving size: 8
- 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey (no more than 7% fat)
- ½ large onion, chopped
- 3 ½ c. water
- 1 can tomato sauce (15 ounces)
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp. rosemary
- 1/2 tsp. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1 lb. Penne pasta or spaghetti
- 1 c. Parmesan cheese (shredded)
- Chop ½ of an onion into small pieces.
- Get out a large 12” skillet & put it on the stove turning on the stove to a medium to medium high heat.
- Put the onion & the raw ground beef in the pan. Using a spatula, continue to break apart the meat and push it around the pan, turning the meat often so that it starts to brown all over & is separated into little chunks. Once the meat is brown, you can start adding the next ingredients.
- Stir in water, tomato sauce, and all the spices up to the pepper; bring to a boil over high heat.
- Break the spaghetti noodles into pieces if using long noodles. If you’re using penne, bowtie or something smaller, just leave whole.
- Once the liquid mixture is boiling, add the dry spaghetti & stir. Bring to a boil again. Then cover the pan and reduce heat to medium low. Let it simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring every five minutes to prevent sticking. Replace lid after you stir.
- When spaghetti is tender, add the grated cheese, mix & enjoy! Add more salt if needed. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container.
You can use spaghetti sauce instead of tomato sauce & omit seasonings.