Yummy! Kid-Friendly Memorial Day Recipes

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Adults aren’t the only ones who can navigate the kitchen or eat well this holiday weekend! Sure, the kids will have fun running around the family cookout, but with these easy-to-prepare recipes they can take a break from their outdoors activities and help make a meal the entire family can enjoy!

Pizza Skewers

This dish fuses two delicious classics: pizza and kabobs, and morphs them into a dish that your little ones will devour. And it’s so easy to make even the tiniest of kiddos can help out in the kitchen.

Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, plus more for oiling the grill grates
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • Kosher salt
  • All-purpose flour, for dusting
  • 1/2 pound pizza dough, cool to the touch
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes (24 to 30)
  • 12 ounces cooked sweet Italian chicken sausage links (about 4 links), sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup of your favorite marinara sauce, warmed, for dipping
  • Grated Parmesan, optional
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • For the full recipe, visit FoodNetwork.com

    Healthy Summer-Salad-Stuffed-Popovers

    Wanting the kids to eat a little healthier this Memorial Day? Have them try out these fresh, fun holiday cookout additives! Loaded with flavorful veggies and surrounded by a flaky crust, these easy-to-prepare popover are perfect for little guys and gals.

    Ingredients

      Popovers:

    • Baking spray with flour
    • 1 cup whole milk
    • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • Kosher salt
    • 3 tablespoons, unsalted butter, melted
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • Summer Salad:

    • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes
    • 1/4 pound fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    • 1/2 English cucumber, peeled and diced (about 1 cup)
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons red wine or balsamic vinegar
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

    For the full recipe, visit FoodNetwork.com

    Roasted Turkey and Basil Cream Cheese Pinwheel Sandwiches

    Once prepared, these bite-sized wraps will be a hit for your on-the-go kiddos who will find these tiny sandwiches delectable.

    Ingredients
    • 1 large head romaine lettuce
    • 4 ounces whipped cream cheese
    • 1 cup baby spinach leaves, loosely packed
    • 8 large fresh basil leaves
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • Four 10-inch flour tortillas
    • 8 slices oven-roasted deli turkey (about 8 ounces)
    • 1 whole roasted pepper from a jar, slices into 1/4-inch strips (about 1/2 cup)
    • 1 cup shredded carrots

    For the full recipe, visit FoodNetwork.com

    Taco Cheeseburger

    It’s easy to make and fun to eat. These tacos are stuffed with a flavorful bunch of ingredients, which, once combined, work together to make a tasty dish for kids and adults, alike.

    Ingredients
    • 3 tablespoons chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • Kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 pounds ground round beef
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 4 slices American cheese, halved
    • 8 soft or hard corn tortillas
    • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
    • 1 tomato, halved and thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup salsa or taco sauce
    • Sour cream, for serving
    • For the full recipe, visit FoodNetwork.com

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