When my son was a toddler I remember one of the struggles was finding the time to make dinner or lunch when he always asking to be entertained.
Until one day I gave him a pepper and a plastic knife and let him sit next to me while I was chopping something else. Two birds with one stone!
This recipe is a classic but a great one to master and we will show you just how to have your kids help out with this great meal. So next time you need to prepare dinner you can do so together.
(Bookings will close at 10.15am Tuesday, and after that you’ll receive an email with a ‘zoom’ link to join. Room opens 10.45am, session starts 11am)What you might find useful:
A courgette (to make courgetti but you could just have regular pasta with the sauce)Tomatoes (fresh, tinned or passata)
Red or white onion (also spring onions or leeks would work)
Optional other veg you might have on hand (carrots and celery are great)Garlic clove
Tinned lentils (or dried and pre cooked or tinned chickpeas or other beans)
Basil or other fresh herbsOil – olive or rapeseed / vegetableSalt & pepper
Salad veg for a side salad (optional)
A short note about ingredients: we try to use local and seasonal produce and tweak recipes accordingly. Tweaking is also something we got used to when we were only leave home for essentials and we have fully embraced it, it helps with avoiding food waste which is great. For this reason we’ve given you loads of options, please don’t be daunted by them! We will also help with substitutions on the day.
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