Easy Dinner Recipes For Kids

Making Simple Dinner for the Kids

As parents, we could have our hands full of works. But, we should have time to cook for kids. However, sometimes we are too busy for cooking. But, we must prepare dinner or meal for kids. Perhaps, we can choose easy dinner recipes for kids, at that time. We can choose the recipe which only need for cooking and preparation time less than 30 minutes. Then, we could choose the healthy meal which the kids like. Maybe, we should try spaghetti with turkey meatballs for dinner. Most of the kids love meatballs. The meal does not consist of many ingredients. We can get them easily at market or store. This meal is able to make by anyone. A father who does not cool often can make it while the mother is not a home. Otherwise, the big kid can make this for the little brother or sister while the parents are out.

Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs

To make spaghetti with turkey meatball, we will need one package of refrigerated fettuccine or nine ounces of it. Then, we will use three links or 4 ounces of sweet Italian turkey sausage. For cooking them, we will need one tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil. For the seasonings, we will use 3 cups of sliced onions and 2 large garlic cloves, and crushed them. If our kids love spicy food, we can add ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper. Then, we also need sauce and we can use 2 cups lower-sodium marinara sauce. And then, we use a½ ounce of pecorino cheese, grated; it is about 2 tablespoon. The last, we need 8 basil leaves and torn them.

The preparation and the cooking time of the spaghetti with turkey meatballs are not very long. The first thing which we should do is that we need to cook the pasta. We can see how long it takes on the package direction. We should not forget to omit salt and fat when we cook the pasta. Then, we drain it after it finishes and put aside. Then, we prepare the sausages. First, we removing the casing of sausages and shape them into 12 balls. After that, we heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. We add oil to the pan and swirl to coat. Next, we add the meatballs to the pan and cook for 7 minutes until they are browning on all sides and remove them from the pan. Then, we sauté for 2 minutes the onion, red pepper, and garlic on the pan. Then, the meatballs return to the pan. After that, we add marinara sauce and bring to a simmer and it could be over medium heat. We should watch the scraping pan carefully because we need to loosen browned bits. Then, we reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes or at least until the meatball is done. After that, we add pasta to sauce mixture and toss them well. The last, we can sprinkle them with cheese and basil.

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