15 Simple Recipes Kids Adore August 8, 2016

by Trisha Our Cooking tools

One of the things we hear time and time again from our Family Box customers, is how much HelloFresh recipes work for parents and kids. So, if you’re not a HelloFresh customer, but you’ve got fussy kids, here are some nutritious, delicious child friendly recipes. They’re all ready in 40 minutes maximum.

Tarragon & Mushroom Tagliatelle (v)

Tarragon & Mushroom Tagliatelle recipe
Drum roll maestro if you please…! This week we wanted to get you cooking with tarragon. Tarragon is one of what the French call the ‘fines herbes’ and you might be used to tasting it in Béarnaise sauce.

Cooking Time: 25 mins

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Easy Lamb Kofta with Couscous

Easy Lamb Kofta with Couscous recipe
We’re convinced that if you can eat a meal with only a fork, or even better simply off a stick then it’s bound to be tasty. Think about it: spaghetti bolognese, shepherds pie and every single one of those delicious ‘sticky’ street food morsels you’ve had whilst on holiday. Put it to the text with your kids

Cooking Time: 30 mins

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Aphrodite’s Bucatini

child friendly recipes
Bucatini Amatriciana is an Italian classic! Historically, the pope has chosen his best chefs from the Amatrice region to cook it for him – so you’re in for a treat! The sauce is made with sweet ripe tomatoes and a hint of chilli to make it sumptuous. What could be more Italian than a hint of olive and pancetta to liven up the party? Enjoy!

Cooking time: 20 mins

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Herby Pork Stuffed Chicken Breast 

child friendly recipes
This is a great one to get the kids involved in – by getting them to add the sausage meat inside the chicken. Such a delicious combination!

Cooking Time: 45 mins

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Thor’s Thunder Chicken with Bok Choy

chicken and bok choi recipe
We inherited this tasty little number from an Australian friend of ours. He explained the whole recipe in fantastic detail so that we’d be able to recreate it in our own kitchen. The only thing he didn’t explain was why he decided to call it Thor’s Thunder Chicken.

Cooking Time: 30 mins

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Chicken and Romanesco Pasta Bake

childproof pasta recipe
We bet you’re wondering what that strange coral like vegetable is? Well that folks is our veggie of the month … Romanesco! This fascinating veggie is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower and if you can bring yourself to chop it up (we found it hard to stop admiring it), it goes beautifully in André’s creamy bacon and chicken sauce, enjoy!

Cooking Time: 40 mins

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Spiced Chicken with Coconut Rice 

children's chicken recipe
This creamy coconut rice is (in our humble opinion), pretty amazing. Teamed with some delicious shawarma spiced chicken drumsticks and roasted corn on the cob, it’s going to be a sensational (but slightly messy!) dinner … Enjoy!

Cooking Time: 40 mins

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Wahaca Beef & Corn Tortillas with Pepper

beef tortilla recipe
These wraps are a great way to get your kids involved. Once you’ve cooked (it only takes 25 mins) they can add all the bits together. Maybe next time they’ll even cook it for you!

Cooking Time: 25 mins

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Thai Sweet Potato Soup with Crispy Chicken

thai soup recipe

Food can be an amazing leveller. This zingy little number is inspired by a street food stall in Bangkok, where people from all walks of life queue down the street to get their dinner. Whether it’s the bus driver or the suited businesswoman, the child or the grandparent everyone gets in line for a bowl and chows down on fold up chairs.

Cooking Time: 40 mins

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Mozzarella and Pesto Roulades 

child friendly recipes
Roast chicken is possibly one of the most comforting meals of all time and down at the fresh farm, these roulades are a firm favourite. All the ingredients and deliciousness of a roast but with a few unexpected twists. We can’t get enough of this recipe and we hope you enjoy our HelloFresh version of a Sunday classic as much as us!

Cooking Time: 35 mins

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Moroccan Spiced Salmon with Couscous

spicy salmon recipe
The oil in fish is great for our brains and productivity. If your kids are having a hard time concentrating, you should try adding for to their diet.

Cooking Time: 30 mins

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Crunchy Mexican Tilapia

Crunchy Mexican Tilapia recipe
The wonderfully crazy molecular gastronomists of the world like Ferran Adria and Heston Blumenthal believe that food shouldn’t just be experienced through the sense of taste. For them it’s an all immersive experience. At Heston’s restaurant you even plug earphones into a shell to listen to the sound of the sea whilst you eat!

Cooking Time: 40 mins

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Pan Seared Sea Bass with New Potatoes 

seabass recipe
We know some kids can be a bit funny about fish, which is why we’ve laid it on a bed of simply cooked potatoes. They can try one new thing at a time – to avoid them getting overwhelmed.

Cooking Time: 30 mins

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Chicken, Leek and Tarragon Stew 

 

chicken stew recipe
Sometimes the most simple ingredients come together to create something absolutely wonderful, which is what happened here when chef Victoria decided to make this dish. She hit the comfort food nail on the head with this light, vibrant broth and a nice helping of smooth warming mash.

Cooking Time: 40 mins

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Courgette Fettuccine with Peas and Pesto (v)

fettucine recipe
Sometimes,  the kids just want something simple for dinner – which suits mum and dad. Try our delicious ppea and courgette pasta. It’s a great way to get your kids eating their greens without them even noticing.

Cooking Time: 25 mins

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