Easy kids’ dinner recipes

Here's a selection of 10 easy, speedy recipes that you can make together with the kids.

Here’s a selection of easy kids’ dinner recipes. These speedy children’s recipes are so simple, you can make them together with the kids. The whole family will love these colourful and delicious dishes – so take your pick from quick stir-fries, yummy veggie burgers and funny pizza faces.

It’s not always easy to keep children entertained through the holidays or on rainy weekends, so we’ve compiled some of our favourite dinner recipes which will encourage them to get them involved in the kitchen and learn some useful culinary skills. Not only will the kids keep busy, enjoy making new dishes and get to feel grown up, they can also help you with the dinner prep and get food on the table faster – what a result. Teenagers can even make some of these recipes unsupervised, once they’ve mastered some basic kitchen skills. 

We’ve included lots of veg-packed dishes in our easy dinner recipes collection, so you know your little people are well on their way to getting their five-a-day.

Get even more cheap, quick & easy recipes for the family.

Click through our easy dinner recipes and decide which one you think your kids would like to help make tonight…

First up, this mild curry is perfect for the whole family and only takes about 20 mins to make. You can teach older kids all about using a knife and preparing raw meat safely.

Tasks for the kids

  • Preparing the chicken with a knife with supervision (remember to get them to wash their hands)
  • Preparing the veggies with a knife with supervision
  • Stirring the curry sauce

Get the recipe: Annabel Karmel’s fruity chicken curry