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5 Interesting and Simple Vegetarian Potato Recipes for Kids

Overview

Whether going out to have a food treat or finding an alternate for boring vegetables- Potatoes have been the on-the-spot answer! Isn’t it Mummies and Daddies? Ask any child what you want to have for the meal, and the reply would surely come in context to a potato-infused dish. Let us guess the most- wished is French Fries? True!

Potato is the favorite pick of the bunch for kids and is jam-packed with health benefits. Considering, it offers a relishing dish to your kids and is scrumptious. Besides the taste fact, it is high in nutritional value and essential for kids in their growing age. Potatoes are low in sodium, rich in potassium, and chock-full of nutrient-compact properties.

But in the majority of children loving potato snacks, if your child is one of those who is a not-so-big fan of this savored vegetable, then here is the solution.

5 Interesting and Simple Potato Recipes for Kids

Whether it’s for school eats, healthy breakfasts, or even snack times, potatoes fill in the little stomach with nutrition. So, Parents tighten your aprons and be ready with all the kitchen essentials for trying these yummy and quick potato recipes for children:

  1. Sesame Potato Chips

Sesame Potato Chips

Why give those air-packed and unhealthy chips when your child can have these simple and quick sesame potato chips. Sesame seeds are tiny seeds filled with the goodness of calcium, fiber, protein, zinc, and iron, which all provide enough nourishment to toddlers.

Ingredients Required

  • Garlic Cloves 2-4
  • Large Potatoes sliced
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Sesame Seeds

How to Prepare

Take two oven sheets and heat them in the oven to a temperature of 425 degrees F. Take the large potatoes, slice them in thin wedges and toss them in with a dash of extra virgin olive oil and garlic. Sprinkle salt and pepper and add sesame seeds, bake for ten minutes and take them out for plating. Serve this super-delicious recipe to your kids, and guess what- they will eat it all alone.

Time Required

A couple of minutes to get ready with ingredients and 10 mins of baking time.

Nutritional Value

For a plating size of 15g – 50 calories, 2g protein, 10g carbohydrates, and 1g fat

  1. Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheese is a much-loved taste enhancer with a good source of magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium. Plus, it is accompanied by other essentials such as iron, zinc, etc.

Ingredients Required

  • Unsalted Butter
  • Water
  • Peeled And Chopped Potatoes
  • Chopped Celery
  • Chopped Onions
  • Flour
  • Milk
  • Cheese Slices
  • Fresh Parsley (chopped)

How to Prepare

In a pan, add butter and let it melt. Add chopped onions and celery- saute well until tender. Add potatoes, saute for a minute, add water and stir until the liquid is near to a boil and potatoes turn a bit soft. Divide the cheese slices into smaller pieces, top it on the soup and let it melt. Take a bowl- mix milk and flour until completely dissolved; pour it into the potato soup. Cook for almost 5 minutes till it turns to a creamy consistency. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve warm.

Time Required

20 mins to prepare for the ingredients and 20 mins to cook the recipe.

Nutritional Value

This easy potato recipe contains- 362 calories, 54.7g carbs, 2.3g protein, 15.7g fat, and 16mg cholesterol.

  1. Crispy Potato Wedges

Crispy Potato Wedges

What else is needed than a crisp potato evening snack for kids? We’re sure that your little one is gonna drool over this recipe.

Ingredients Required

  • Equal-sized cut potato wedges
  • Olive Oil
  • Dried Herbs mix
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Paprika

How to Prepare

Start with heating the oven to 425 degrees F. Take a couple of baking sheets for a nice roast. In a bowl, mix potatoes and other mentioned ingredients until they are coated evenly. Coat with the oil and herb mix equally on both sides and take out the potatoes on the baking sheets. For 15 minutes, bake the potato wedges and flip to the other side as well. Cook and flip until the color turns rusty brown. Remove them from the oven when done. Serve hot, along with a homemade cheesy dip.

Time Required

10 mins to prepare for ingredients and 35 mins for cooking.

Nutritional Value 

This potato snack recipe comprises- 225 calories, 37.5g carbs, 4.4g protein, 7g fat, and 0mg cholesterol.

  1. Creamy Potato Salad

Creamy Potato Salad

The next ingredient after cheese that can make any dish lip-smacking is cream. The cream is high in calcium value, which indeed makes bones stronger. Let’s see- how to make this easy potato recipe for child Ingredients Required

  • Potatoes
  • Apple Juice
  • Creamy Salad Dressing
  • Minced Green Onions
  • Creamy Salad Dressing
  • Prepared Mustard
  • Dried Dill Weed
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to Prepare

Peel the potatoes and boil them. Cool for a few minutes and dice them in small cubes. For the salad dressing- take a bowl and add the rest ingredients to the list. Whisk well until you get a creamy texture of the dressing. Pour this mixture over the potatoes and mix well with a light hand so that potatoes are not mashed. Serve to your little munchkin. 

Time Required

10 mins to prepare with the ingredients and 10 mins for cooking.

Nutritional Value

This recipe holds nutritional value- 120 calories, 19g carbohydrates, 1.7g protein, 4.3g fat, and 5mg cholesterol.

  1. Creamy Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes recipe

It’s time for another delicious potato dish. Get along with us to learn - how to cook this amazing mashed potato recipe for baby.

Ingredients Required

  • Evenly “Chunk-sized” Cut Potatoes
  • Semi-skimmed Milk
  • Butter
  • Fresh Cream

 How to Prepare

Take a saucepan and let water to boil. Add potatoes and let them cook for around 15 minutes till they turn soft. Now, drain excess water and let it cool for a while. Set a pan on a low flame. Set the milk and butter separately, heat them, and drizzle the mixture over the potatoes. Remove the pan from flame and transfer the resulting blend to a deep bowl for whisking. You can take the help of a mixer or an electronic masher to puree the mixture. Add fresh cream for the garnish and mix with a wooden spatula until you get a creamy consistency. Flavor it with pepper and salt as per your taste, and there it is, ready to serve.

Time Required

10 mins to get with the ingredients and 15 mins for cooking the potato recipe.

Nutritional Value

225 calories,40.5g carbs, 6.3g protein, and 4.1g fat.

Take Home A Message

Now, you won’t have to struggle with your little love to have nutritious-filled yet scrumptious dishes. These easy and simple potato recipes for kids are an ideal solution for your child to have a bowl full of health benefits.

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