Kid friendly main dish recipes

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Simple Pan-fried Fish with Indian Spices

Simple Pan-fried Fish with Indian Spices

This is a simple dish I throw together with fresh white fish fillets (typically Swai, Tilapia, Catfish, or…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2012
Advanced
11 votes
31823 views
CROCKPOT MEATBALL PARM

CROCKPOT MEATBALL PARM

There's nothing better then coming home after a long days work, to the smell of slow cooked meatballs and sauce! This recipe is quick to prepare,…

Cara Fernicola
Apr 2012
Advanced
13 votes
53460 views
Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado salsa

Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado salsa

None of our kids thought they were going to like the grilled pineapple in this recipe, but they all ended up…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
1 vote
276 views
The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
3 votes
12937 views
Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
4 votes
10140 views
Sizzling Chicken with Bok Choy from Jennifer Tyler Lee's The 52 New Foods Challenge

Sizzling Chicken with Bok Choy from Jennifer Tyler Lee's The 52 New Foods Challenge

This simple stir-fry recipe is an easy version of one of my favorite Asian…

Jennifer Tyler Lee
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
583 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
3 votes
11295 views
Italian Breaded Chicken Breast

Italian Breaded Chicken Breast

A very versatile dish can be used in by itself as a main dish, or top with mozzarella cheese and Italian red sauce for chicken parmigiana or it is…

Therese
Apr 2013
Intermediate
5 votes
13068 views
Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
1 vote
116 views
Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

A yummy rich dish thats easy to make at home.

Chef Justin Yandle
Feb 2015
Professional
1 vote
101 views
Balinese BBQ Pork Roast - Babi Guling

Balinese BBQ Pork Roast - Babi Guling

My cousin Brett recently went to Bali for his honeymoon, so I decided to try the most famous Balinese dish for…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2009
Advanced
6 votes
14539 views
Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
18 votes
17706 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
30416 views
Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

This is one of our family staples. It is healthy and delicious! Two of our kids say it is their favorite…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
10 votes
16488 views
Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

For a more kid-friendly, non-spicy version, just do steps 2-4. It’s still super-moist and delicious – and even faster and easier! On really rushed…

Kristin Chen
Jul 2008
Intermediate
12 votes
19244 views