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Tacos made with ground turkey or lean ground beef,lf cheese,veggies,whole grain shells Turkey burgers on whole grain buns I don't have an exact recipe but I have made baked chicken nuggets using crushed cornflakes that was simple Sweet or regular potato fries or I have made carrot fries by take carrot sticks drizzle with a little olive oil and seasoning bake at 425 for 20 minutes. Same can be done with potato
I make this once a week, my kids and DH love it. Change up the shape of your pasta to keep it interesting !! I use ziti, wagon wheels, seashells, twisty's , spaghetti, flat linguine etc etc
KID FRIENDLY PASTA DISH
1 pound your favorite shape pasta 1 pound lean ground turkey 1 small green pepper chopped really small 1 small onion chopped really small 2 cloves garlic chopped small 1 jar your favorite pasta sauce 1 teaspoon dried basil
Cook pasta to box directions
While pasta is boiling, saute green pepper, onion and garlic in a bit of olive oil. Cook about 5 minutes then add the ground turkey and stir often to make ground turkey almost crumble.
Drain pasta, then place pasta back into the pasta pot . Add the turkey mixture to the pasta pot and add the sauce and seasonings. Stir well
Serve with some parmasan cheese if you like. Add a salad too. My kids love chopped romaine lettuce, croutons and ceasar dressing for a kid friendly ceasar salad. ( no anchovies no slices of romano cheese )
Have your kids help. They are old enough to wash lettuce and tear it into bite size pieces. I always found if my kids helped to cook, they would eat it !!
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