Coronavirus: recipes for cooking with children

During the current coronavirus epidemic, cooking with children does two things at once : one is to entertain them in these days of confinement . But also, it is a good way for them to eat, surely if they prepared the dish they will eat it delighted. The kitchen is a risk area, and, therefore, you must always accompany them.

What can children prepare in the kitchen?

Baked broccoli fritters

Tasty and nutritious, these broccoli fritters or nugets are a perfect recipe.


  • 250 g of broccoli
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g of cheddar cheese
  • 30 g of breadcrumbs
  • Salt
  • Butter quantity needed

How to make these rich nugets:

  1. Wash the broccoli and crush it with the processor or blender until crumbs are left.
  2. Beat the eggs with a fork and add a pinch of salt.
  3. Grate the cheddar cheese.
  4. In a bowl place the broccoli, eggs, cheese, breadcrumbs and integrate.
  5. Assemble balls and crush them . If the dough is too soft, add more breadcrumbs.
  6. Butter a paper for the oven and place it on a tray.
  7. Distribute the nugets on the paper.
  8. Cook in the oven for 25 minutes at 180ºC . They must be gilded on the outside.


They are ideal to accompany a children’s snack . 10


  • 3 eggs
  • 150 g of sugar
  • 50 cc of milk
  • 100 g of oil
  • 150 g of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • Vanilla
  • Molds

How to prepare these delicious cupcakes:

  1. Beat the eggs with the sugar until you can draw them.
  2. Gradually add milk, oil and vanilla.
  3. Carefully add the flour mixed with baking powder.
  4. Fill ¾ parts of the molds.
  5. Take to a preheated oven at 180º for 15 minutes.
  6. Gluten-free flour can be used and will be suitable for coeliacs.

Lentil burgers

A good way to incorporate legumes into children’s diets


  • 250 g of cooked lentils
  • 50 g of flour
  • 1 grated carrot
  • Breadcrumbs to coat
  • Salt
  • Olive oil

How these lentil burgers are made:

  1. Process the lentils until obtaining a paste.
  2. Add the carrot, the salt and the flour . Integrate the preparation.
  3. Form the hamburgers.
  4. Coat them in breadcrumbs.
  5. Fry the hamburgers or brown them on the grill over medium heat.
  6. In a hamburger bun, with tomato, lettuce and an egg these hamburgers arouse everyone’s appetite.

Surely you will have the best results preparing these recipes with children. You just have to have a little patience and pay a lot of attention, so that the task is safe for everyone.

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