Healthy Pasta Dishes Tots Will Love

Spaghetti…A fine motor toddler twist!

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I love spaghetti – who doesn’t though, right?
I not only eat it but I also play and get messy with it! In fact, it gives me the opportunity to practice my fine motor skills, balance, and coordination!
Below is my favorite recipe from Foodnetwork.

Ingredients

1 large onion or 2 small, cut into 1-inch dice
2 large carrots, cut into 1/2-inch dice
3 ribs celery, cut into 1-inch dice
4 cloves garlic
Extra-virgin olive oil, for the pan
Kosher salt
3 pounds ground chuck, brisket or round or combination
2 cups tomato paste
3 cups hearty red wine
Water
3 bay leaves
1 bunch thyme, tied in a bundle
1 pound spaghetti
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
High quality extra-virgin olive oil, for finishing

Happy Cooking!
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