Cooking with kids is fun and rewarding! This Lotsa Pasta recipe was a huge hit here at Little Sprouts. Even the picky eaters like it.
Lotsa Pasta is easy, inexpensive, and something that’s great fun to cook with the kidlets. What could be better? The possibilities of what you could add to it are endless. You can use leftovers, whatever you need to use up from the fridge, and it’s healthy!
Lotsa Pasta Recipe-Kids Cooking Classes
There are many great reasons to let your kids get their hands on the fun in the kitchen. I had kids as young as one helping dump stuff in the skillet on the stove for this dish. As long as you watch them closely, kids can do many of the steps.
If you’re worried about them getting burned, you can let them stay at the table with the ingredients and just bring the skillet to them to dump in the ingredients. Then you can just carry the skillet back to the stove for cooking.
Giving kids cooking classes to your kids will help them be enthusiastic about trying new things and will teach them skills they need for life. This Lotsa Pasta recipe will be a great start in teaching them.
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Click here to see some of the benefits of cooking with kids. I love to help my kids learn to cook. We even put out a kids cookbook every year as a gift for the daycare parents for Christmas. They cherish them. My kids are learning a ton of cooking skills from these experiences. Kids cooking school is one of their favorite activities too!
Vegetable pasta recipe
- 1 lb. Whole Wheat Pasta
- 4 Slices Bacon
- 1/2 C. Chopped Onion
- 1/4 C. Water
- Assorted Chopped Veggies
- Salt and Pepper to Taste
- 1 Clove Crushed Garlic
- 1 tsp. Thyme
Wash hands and have kids wash theirs
Cook pasta and drain
Saute bacon and onion until bacon is crisp and onion is tender
Add veggies and cook to desired doneness
Add seasonings and water
Add pasta and mix well
Leftover meat could be cubed or shredded and added to this dish as well.
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