Kid-friendly Pasta and Noodles

  • How to Make Mac and Cheese in the Slow Cooker
    5 min
    Slow cooker, meet mac and cheese! If you're looking for a hands-off recipe for delicious mac and cheese, you've found it. We have a few tricks to avoid mushy pasta and watery sauce, too!
  • Lemon Chicken Piccata Recipe
    40 min
    Chicken piccata gets the full pasta treatment! Cook the penne, make a quick butter sauce, and assemble it all together. This easy lemony chicken dish will wow your kids!
  • Pasta with Pepperoni
    35 min
    Eat Your Food! Think of pepperoni pizza, but as pasta! Kid-friendly, and parents can add some extra spice to their bowls with a crunchy breadcrumb topping.
  • Easy Buttered Noodles
    18 min
    Vegetarian
    Easy buttered egg noodles with grated Parmesan cheese, parsley, and plenty of butter!
  • Mac and Cheese with Chicken
    1 hr, 5 min
    Chicken and cheese are made for each other in the ultimate comfort food — easy chicken mac and cheese. Top with crispy breadcrumbs for the perfect finish!
  • Philly Cheesesteak Pasta Skillet
    40 min
    Cheesy Hamburger Pasta Skillet! Way better than a box mix and just as quick and easy! 1-pot, make it for dinner and have the leftovers for lunch.
  • Pasta with Turkey Meatballs and Vegetables
    45 min
    Pasta dinner with turkey meatballs and roasted vegetables. Toss with olive oil, lemon juice, and parsley. Quick, easy, and satisfying. Ready in about 30 minutes.
  • Stuffed pasta shells with ricotta and summer squash
    1 hr, 15 min
    Vegetarian
    It's summer squash season! Try these Stuffed Shells with Yellow Squash and Ricotta for an easy and delicious summertime meal. Easy to make ahead and also freezes well!
  • Misha and Vicki Collins with their kids and Emma Christensen making gnocchi
    1 hr, 40 min
    Vegetarian
    How do you raise an adventurous eater? One who loves veggies and trying new foods? We've got 5 great tips from Vicki and Misha Collins and their new cookbook The Adventurous Eaters Club, plus a VIDEO of making beet gnocchi together!
  • Summer lasagna recipe
    30 min
    Vegetarian
    Yes, you can have lasagna in the summer without turning on the oven! This one is layered with lemony ricotta, tomatoes, zucchini, and fresh basil.
  • Easy Pesto Mac and Cheese in a bowl
    20 min
    Vegetarian
    Mac and cheese goes green with this spinach and basil pesto from cookbook author Maria Lichty of Two Peas and Their Pod. Havarti adds a silky, creamy touch to this comfort food classic.
  • Mac and Cheese Add-Ins - mac and cheese in bowl with basil leaves and breadcrumbs on top
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    This mac and cheese with fresh basil and artichokes takes the classic to new heights! The sauce is infused with basil and made with a blend of melted cheeses. No roux! (P.S. Your kids will love this, too!)
  • Best Add-Ins for Mac and Cheese
    Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate blank slate and delicious as is. Sometimes, though, you want to gussy it up a bit. Mac and cheese is happy to oblige.