12 Kid-Friendly Pasta Recipes

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
September 2, 2014


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If you have kids, you’re probably pretty familiar with the phrases, “I don’t like that” or “I don’t want to eat that.”  I am always on the lookout for new recipes and love putting together collections of recipes that the whole family can enjoy.  I headed over to Foodie.com to browse for some Kid-Friendly Pasta Recipes and found 12 of them that really caught my attention and that I thought our kids would eat (and that the adults would enjoy as well).

Check out 12 Kid-Friendly Pasta Dishes

by themommyfiles at Foodie.com

If you haven’t checked out Foodie.com yet, I highly suggest you do so.  There are so many yummy recipes on the site!  Plus, you can create your own Collections – making it easy for you to find the recipes that catch your eye over and over again.  Check out the 12 Kid-Friendly Pasta Recipes I shared!

This is a sponsored post with Foodie.com.  All opinions are mine.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

31 Responses to “12 Kid-Friendly Pasta Recipes”

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  2. clenna says:

    My 6 yo grand daughter and I love to cook together. I plan to use the recipe for Greek Pasta Salad that you posted. She will love it. And I love working with her.

  3. Wom25 says:

    Very nice post indeed. bookmarked!

  4. We had a cheesy chicken carbonara tonight – it was a hit with Red, so I vote for that one!

  5. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    My kids are really big on pasta, so I am definitely planning on trying a few of these out.

  6. Lori Gunn says:

    Pasta is always a great lunch or dinner item. Everyone in my family enjoys the cool colors of vegetable pasta.I’m checking out the site for some new favorites.

  7. Pam says:

    My kids would love those mac and cheese cupcakes. They think macaroni is a food group.

  8. My kids love pasta. That picture has me drooling over the Greek pasta.

  9. Jaime says:

    Pasta is about the only thing I can guarantee my son will eat. He also prefers homemade mac & cheese over the box stuff. It’s pretty interesting what he will/won’t eat.

  10. Macaroni and cheese cupcakes? That’s amazing. Some of these recipes are so creative. Love it.

  11. That Greek pasta salad looks AWESOME! I’ll have to make up a batch of this over the weekend.

  12. Debbie L. says:

    Thanks for the pasta recipes – everyone in my family loves pasta

  13. Lisa Brown says:

    i am fortunate, my kids love pasta, any way i make it, they like.

  14. Laura says:

    My children do not like pasta much – who are these alien children of mine? To them it is all about the sauce. If it is cheesy – they will eat it. Marinara – forget about it.

  15. I love kid friendly meals. Definitely going to check them out.

  16. Elizabeth @ Food Ramblings says:

    Great recipes– thanks for sharing the collection!

  17. Lisa says:

    My kiddos LOVE pasta! I will have to add some of these to our menu!

  18. Pasta is MY comfort food.I absolutely love pasta!! It is filling and the kids enjoy it too! Thanks for the recipes!

  19. My boys love pasta! Thanks for these great recipes.

  20. Melinda says:

    my kids favorite is baked cheesy pasta and sausage. we had it tonight for dinner too

  21. Brett says:

    Awesome. Weather is cooling and my stove will be used more. Perfect for pasta dishes!

  22. Theresa says:

    My kids are silly. They just want plain pasta with a pat of butter. If I try to mix anything else in, it’s a no go lol.

  23. Chrysa says:

    These look so yummy. That white cheddar mac and cheese is #1 for me!

  24. Shell says:

    Thanks for the suggestion! My middle son is so picky.

  25. I liked the mac and cheese cupcakes for taking to BBQ’s and parties. Perfectly portable and already portioned. Who doesn’t love mac and cheese???

  26. My son loves buttered noodles plain! It is his favorite for sure!

  27. The greek pasta salad is my favorite! It’s so colorful and loaded with veggies.

  28. Liz Mays says:

    Stuffed shells will always be a favorite at my house. I just love them!

  29. The rainbow pasta looks fun. I want to try the one with the potato chip crust. Sounds interesting…

  30. Christie says:

    My kids go nuts for pasta! I’m always looking for more ways to add veggies to them ๐Ÿ™‚

  31. Kiddo loves pasta so I don’t think there is a pasta recipe she wouldn’t eat unless it was covered in hot sauce!

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