Pasta can be good for your kids! Kids need their carbohydrates, and starchy foods like pasta is rich in them. It’s also easy and fun to make. You can mix almost anything you want in it; you can experiment with, and sneak in all the healthy ingredients to make sure your kids get all the nourishment they need.
This Pasta with Easy Meat Sauce is a perfect recipe where you can mix in the right balance of food items found in the Food Pyramid1. It’s so easy to make, you can even let your child help you prepare it! Don’t forget to serve this with a delicious glass of Lactum 3+ to help provide your child with 100% nourishment.*
Ingredients 1 pack of pasta 1/2 pound of ground beef 1/2 cup of chopped onion 1 tablespoon of crushed garlic 1 can of chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup of shaved cheese 1/4 teaspoon of salt 3 tablespoons of tomato paste
Mommy tip: Experiment on adding vegetables like peas or olives for additional flavor and nutritional value.
Boil the pasta. When cooked, drain.
As the pasta cooks, start making your sauce. Heat a pot with the beef, onions, garlic, and salt over medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
Add in tomato paste and stir for 1 minute.
Add the tomatoes and cook for 1 minute. Reduce the heat and keep cooking until thickened.
Serve your sauce over the pasta topped with cheese, olives, and other desired toppings.
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