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5 Kid-Friendliest Ways to Make Spaghetti

There's more than one way to sauce a noodle! These spaghetti recipes are fun, unique twists on a comforting classic. Kid-friendly for sure, they're also safe for adults!

1. Spaghetti and Sausage Nests

"Very easy to put together on a busy weeknight," says Happyschmoopies. "The individual portion size is a great idea and kids will love having their own dish."

Spaghetti Nests

Photo by lela

2. Spaghetti and Meatball Hand Pies

"Your kids will love these," says Diana71. "These savory little hand pies are so easy to make. They're formed by placing a swirl of spaghetti and one meatball onto a circular piece of pastry-style dough, and topping with another piece of slightly larger dough, and crimping the edges closed."

Spaghetti and Meatball Hand Pies

Photo by Buckwheat Queen

3. Spaghetti Tacos

"Fun dinner for the kiddos," says tmtmtmfl. "Added meatballs (cut in half) on the bottom of the taco shells. Five outta 5 in the house enjoyed them."

Spaghetti Tacos

Photo by FoodieCrush

4. Spaghetti Pizza I

"This is super yummy and kid friendly too," says HARTMR. "Top with whatever you like on your pizza. I used turkey pepperoni, green olives, and mushrooms."

Spaghetti Pizza

Photo by Molly

5. Grilled Spaghetti Sandwich

"This unique dish sounds strange, but it's always a hit," says KKNORE. "Use leftover spaghetti for a quicker meal."

Grilled Spaghetti Sandwich

Photo by House of Aqua

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