These tangy and sweet noodles appeal to adults and kids alike. Recipe tester Alexandra Taylor said, “My kids loved this. I made it with tofu and told them marshmallows were hidden in the spaghetti. They had a blast finding and eating them.”
This flavorful sauce perks up weeknight pasta, but not so much that the kids will turn their noses at it.
I love those recipes where the whole meal cooks together in one pan or pot. This is also great with a crusty baguette dipped in the pan juices. Scramble recipe tester Nikki Wolf said, “This was one of my favorite meals I’ve made in a while! So simple to put together and yet it looks and tastes like it took some effort!”
This is not a beautiful dish to look at, but it’s so tasty that you probably won’t mind. (I prefer to dice, rather than mash, but the original version was mashed and you may prefer it that way.) This would also make a great side dish for chicken or fish.
We enjoy baked potatoes but sometimes I get tired of the same old butter and sour cream toppings. I find that baked potatoes are also a natural vehicle for all sorts of vegetable toppings, and can take the place of rice or noodles under a stew. Younger kids may prefer to eat their potatoes and vegetables separately, while adults might like to really mash it all together. Scramble recipe tester Debbie Firestone said, ‘The real surprise were the walnuts. They were crunchy, but not too much so. My finicky, fussy eaters were pleased with the additional crunch, and my very skeptical husband enjoyed it, too!’