Cooking For Kids: Spinach Pesto Pasta Recipe (Video)

05/03/2014 14:25 | Updated 20 May 2015

Fiona Faulkner cooking for kids spinach pesto pasta

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Known as the 'Toddler Chef', mum-of-three Fiona knows only too well the struggle parents face when trying to get their children to eat fruit and vegetables.

In her Cooking for Kids video series, Fiona shares some of her favourite easy-to-make recipes from her book, 25 Foods Kids Hate (And How To Get Them Eating 24), which have transformed her own children's eating habits and those of countless others at her workshops.

Each of her recipes focuses on a food that children often struggle with.

First up - spinach!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Serves: 4


150g fresh spinach leaves

20g fresh basil

75g parmesan cheese

1 lime

5 tbsp olive oil

1/4 tsp sea salt

250g pre-cooked pasta


Click play on the video above to see how you can make this simple, nutritious dish.

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