Pasta Recipes Kids Love

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Chicken Tetrazzini

Every mother knows rotisserie chicken is a godsend on busy weeknights—and this easy chicken tetrazzini is proof. The cheesy baked pasta will undoubtably have your kids clamoring for seconds. Recipe: Chicken Tetrazzini

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Cincinnati Chili

Meaty, hearty and unapologetically Midwestern, this spaghetti dish packs a powerfully filling punch with its medley of spices and touch of cocoa (yes you read right) powder. Recipe: Cincinnati Chili

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Lasagna with Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar cheese is a favorite amongst children, so why not feature it in a classic lasagna? The change-up may sound peculiar, but we promise the final layered result is to die for. Recipe: Lasagna with Cheddar Cheese

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Creamy Fresh Greens Pasta Bake

Ease your kids into a love for leafy greens with our warm and cheesy pasta bake staring ziti, cheddar and wonderfully wilted kale. Recipe: Creamy Fresh Greens Pasta Bake

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Baked Pasta with Sausage, Mushrooms and Fontina

Here's another baked pasta recipe sure to be a hit with the little ones. Kids will love the warm medley of mushrooms, Italian sausage and penne. Recipe: Baked Pasta with Sausage, Mushrooms and Fontina

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Shrimp and Tomato Pasta Toss

Get dinner on the table fast with this simple seafood and pasta toss. Canned beans, and pre-cooked pasta make the process quick and the pay off delicious. Recipe: Shrimp and Tomato Pasta Toss

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Chicken and Spinach Meatballs

Venture past penne and spaghetti and show your kids pasta comes in all shapes and sizes with this irresistible orzo dish with chicken and spinach meatballs. Recipe: Chicken and Spinach Meatballs

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Mexican Casserole

For a mom counting her pennies (or one simply wanting a great meal) look no further than this comforting Mexican casserole staring Ramen noodles. Recipe: Mexican Casserole

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Pasta Primavera

Spaghetti gets dressed up in colorful veggies and silky Alfredo sauce for a crowd pleasing dish. The pasta recipe is super versatile too - just use whatever vegetables you have on hand. Recipe: Pasta Primavera

Mark Boughton/ styling: Teresa Blackburn

Macaroni and Cheese from Beecher’s Cheese

Kids will forget all about the boxed variations of mac and cheese once they take a bite of our supremely creamy homemade recipe. Two artisan cheeses and a dash of chipotle powder are the secret ingredients. Recipe: Macaroni and Cheese from Beecher’s Cheese

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