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Mixed Vegetable Pasta Salad

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of cooked pasta
  • 1/4 cup (40 grams) fresh peas
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 cup (40 grams) steamed corn kernels
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Method:

  • Cook pasta in salted boiling water for 10 minutes, adding 1 tsp of olive oil to the water.
  • Mix the pasta with the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and serve at room temperature or cold.

Hints and Tips:

  • Get kitchen safe knives for children and encourage them to cut their own vegetables for the pasta. 
  • Have children choose the veggies they want for their pasta. 
  • Prepare the cooked pasta for children to mix with their vegetables.
  • Give children each their own bowl to create their own pasta salad. 
  • Select different vegetables for children to try. 

Reference:
Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad, Little Sunny Kitchen

Additional Info

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Recipe Categories: Toddler Foods, Kids Lunchbox Ideas, Kids Mains, Kids Vegetarian, Kids Party Food
Last modified on Thursday, September 5, 2019
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