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Recipe: Get your kids in the kitchen and make this spaghetti sauce in a blender with them

Posted July 23, 2020 8:45 p.m. EDT

Photo by Krista Stucchio on Unsplash

Make your own pasta sauce with this easy and kid-friendly recipe from Kidzu Children's Museum. It's part of the Chapel Hill museum's Kids in Your Kitchen series, and you can find more kid-friendly recipes on Kidzu's website.

Blender Spaghetti

1 28-ounce can tomatoes
1/2 large onion
2 cloves garlic, whole and peeled
Pinch of dried thyme
Pinch of sugar and salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/3 cup basil leaves
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

Chop up the onion. Add all of the ingredients to a blender. Blend on low, stopping to stir if needed, until it's a smooth mixture.

Taste and adjust the flavor until it's just how you like it.

Once the sauce is blended, heat in a saucepan and serve over pasta.

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