Noodlemania!: 50 Playful Pasta Recipes
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You’ll go noodle crazy with the playful and colorful pasta recipes in Noodlemania! It’s filled with hot and cold main dishes, salads, and even desserts! Try Super Stuffed Monster Mouths made with jumbo pasta shells, Rapunzel Pastamade with extra-long spaghetti, Spider Cookies made with crunchy ramen noodles, or Gloppy Green Frog Eye Salad made with acini di pepe. Noodlemania! also teaches basic math skills and includes fun trivia. Which pasta name means “little ears”? What’s the world record for the largest meatball ever made? Kids will have fun in the kitchen while sharpening their cooking skills with Noodlemania!
SERVINGS 2 cups radiatore 1 cup cubed deli turkey, about �-inch pieces 1 cup cubed sharp cheddar cheese, about �-inch pieces 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved � cup real bacon crumbles � cup ranch dressing, plus more if needed 2 cups chopped iceberg lettuce 1 hard-boiled egg 1 Roma tomato Cook the noodles according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water and then let cool completely. In a large bowl, combine the cooked noodles, turkey, cheese, tomatoes, bacon, and ranch
cooked dinosaur nuggets on top of each mountain. Dinosaur Mountain MAKES 4 TO 6 SERVINGS MINI MEATBALLS � pound ground beef � teaspoon garlic powder � teaspoon Italian seasoning � cup shredded Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs 1 egg SPAGHETTI 1 package angel hair pasta or spaghetti 1 jar spaghetti sauce In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the mini meatballs. Using clean hands, mush everything together to mix it well. Use a teaspoon to scoop the meat to form 18 to 20
ounces whole wheat spaghetti Juice of 1 lime 1 clove garlic 1 large or 2 small ripe avocados, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 sprig fresh basil (optional) 2 tablespoons sour cream ⅓ to � cup shredded Parmesan cheese, plus more to taste � cup thinly sliced green onions (optional) Cook the noodles according to package directions. While the noodles are cooking, put the lime juice, garlic, avocado, olive oil, basil (if using), sour cream, and cheese in a food processor or blender.
pound ground beef, cooked and drained 1¼ cups grated mozzarella cheese � cup Parmesan cheese Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 6-cup jumbo muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Place a spoonful of spaghetti sauce in the bottom of each cup. Then top with a ravioli, 1 tablespoon of the meat, and a spoonful of sauce. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of mozzarella cheese. Repeat the layers. Top each cup with any remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the
stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in half of the noodles until they are completely coated. Set aside a handful of noodles to make the legs and then add the remaining noodles and stir until completely coated. Drop the mixture by the spoonful onto wax paper. Stick two peanuts onto each cookie to make the eyes. Use reserved noodles to make the legs. Let set for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Spider Cookies MAKES 4 TO 6 SERVINGS � teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1