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
- Butter quantity needed
How to make these rich nugets:
- Wash the broccoli and crush it with the processor or blender until crumbs are left.
- Beat the eggs with a fork and add a pinch of salt.
- Grate the cheddar cheese.
- In a bowl place the broccoli, eggs, cheese, breadcrumbs and integrate.
- Assemble balls and crush them . If the dough is too soft, add more breadcrumbs.
- Butter a paper for the oven and place it on a tray.
- Distribute the nugets on the paper.
- 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
How to prepare these delicious cupcakes:
- Beat the eggs with the sugar until you can draw them.
- Gradually add milk, oil and vanilla.
- Carefully add the flour mixed with baking powder.
- Fill ¾ parts of the molds.
- Take to a preheated oven at 180º for 15 minutes.
- Gluten-free flour can be used and will be suitable for coeliacs.
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
- Olive oil
How these lentil burgers are made:
- Process the lentils until obtaining a paste.
- Add the carrot, the salt and the flour . Integrate the preparation.
- Form the hamburgers.
- Coat them in breadcrumbs.
- Fry the hamburgers or brown them on the grill over medium heat.
- 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.