Super Healthy and Quick Recipes your Kids will Love - 5mincook.com

Super Healthy and Quick Recipes your Kids will Love


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Savory snacks can be relished for main course when you have a gathering at home or when you do not want to cook a heavy meal. There are a plethora of snacks you can make depending upon your gluten or keto preference, low-carb, spicy or mild. These snacks are not sweet and are best enjoyed as appetizers or main course.

Chicken Scampi Pasta

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Ingredients

  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pound chicken cutlets, cut into thin strips 
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed 
  • 6 cloves garlic, sliced 
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine 
  • 12 ounces angel hair pasta 
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest 
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan  
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 

Instructions

  • Boil a large pot of water for the pasta. Add generous amount of salt to the water.
  • Heat a large skillet and add some oil.
  • Add the chicken pieces into the skillet and brown it evenly. Remove this chicken on a plate when done.
  • Pour butter in the skillet and add some garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook the garlic until golden.
  • Next, add the vinegar and let it simmer. When reduced to half, keep aside.
  • Cook the pasta until it is soft and drain when done. Preserve a cup of pasta water.
  • Add this pasta and the water to the skillet along with the lemon zest, chicken and juice.
  • Add the remaining butter and sprinkle grated cheese and parsley. Serve hot!

Mushroom Soup

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Ingredients

  • 90g butter
  • 2 medium, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic
  • clove, crushed
  • 500g mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1l hot chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 tbsp single cream
  • small handful flat-leaf parsley

Method

  • Heat butter in a saucepan and sauté onions and garlic until translucent.
  • Now add the mushrooms and let them cook for 3 minutes on high flame.
  • Sprinkle some flour and keep stirring to combine. Next add the chicken stock and let it boil.
  • Next, add the bay leaf and simmer for some more time.
  • Now remove the bay leaf and then blend this mixture in a food processor until smooth. 
  • Reheat the soup and add in the cream.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.

Sweet Corn Cutlets

Corn is power-packed with antioxidants which help in delaying the ageing process. The high Vitamin E content enhances skin health. This healthy ingredient can be tossed up into a delectable dish with no oil by baking it instead of deep frying. 

Ingredients

Corn(fresh or frozen) – 1 cup

Chick Peas – 1 cup

Onion – 1 (chopped)

Ginger – 1″ piece (grated)

Red/Green chillies – 4-6 (chopped)

Fennel seeds – 1/4 tsp

Asaefoetida – a pinch

Salt – to taste

Method

  1. Drain and coarsely grind pre-soaked chick peas in a blender without andding any water. 
  2. Add chopped onions, corn, grated ginger, red chillies and all the other spices and mix well. 
  3. Shape them into small cutlets and line them on a greased baking tray. Place it in the oven for 45 minutes at a temperature of 350 degree celcius. 
  4. Serve with a mint dressing.

These are some quick and healthy recipes you can make your kids.

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