Monday, May 25, 2015

Healthier Spaghetti O's



I know some would cringe on the thought of feeding kids a can of spaghetti O's.  I do serve my kids spaghetti O's. Not very often , but it is a life saver for those times when this momma is just too sick to cook , or the seldom "momma, can we have spaghetti O's". . Just remember , giving them the O's doesn't make you a bad mom. But for those who cringe and who wants a healthier option , don't despair. Here's a healthier Spaghetti O's that your kids will surely love.


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Ingredients:

2 tbsp Olive oil
1 cup  EACH OF chopped, cubed : celery , onion and carrots.
4 cups Vegetable broth ( Homemade is good to use)
15 oz can tomato puree
2 cups ditalini or macaroni salad pasta
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste.


Directions:

  1. In a large pot, cook veggies in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add broth and tomato puree, bring to a rolling boil,
  3. Add the pasta and cook to Al dente;
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve with sprinkle Parmesan cheese.




Easy right? 



A hearty recipe that your kids will eat and love.



 


3 comments:

  1. this looks great!! my mom never let us eat spaghettio's so i never knew what i was missing until i tried to make my own...love that you have celery, carrots and onions in them! will be trying and will let you know what the kids think :) thanks for sharing!!

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    1. Hi there Amanda, thank you for stopping by! My girls loves it! Hope you have an amazing weekend!

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  2. Love this idea! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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