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10 dinner recipes for kids

Keep your kids happy at the end of the day with delicious, healthy yet hearty dinners. From homemade chicken nuggets to a cheesy quesadilla bake, our hassle-free recipes are perfect for when you have hungry mouths to feed.

Chicken burgers
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Chicken burgers

Turn your kid's favourite meal into a healthier lunchtime treat with these chicken burgers. Wholemeal rolls are filled with grilled chicken, mayonnaise and veggies. Serve with cucumber batons for a kid-approved lunch.

1. Preheat the grill on high.

2. Place the chicken on a baking tray, drizzle with oil, season with black pepper and grill for 5 mins on each side until cooked through.

3. Spread the mayonnaise on the cut sides of the rolls and fill with the lettuce, chicken, tomatoes and red onion. Serve with cucumber batons.

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For top tips on protecting you and your family when preparing raw meat and poultry, visit Food Safety in the Home.

Cooking for children: There are no reference intakes for children and all of these recipes are based on recommendations for an adult woman's portion size. In children of different ages, there is variation in their energy (calorie) requirements and nutrient recommendations. If you are interested in which portion size is best for your child, you can visit the School Food Standards.

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  • Ingredients
  • 1 chicken breast fillet, cut in half horizontally
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil​
  • 2 tbsp lighter than light mayonnaise
  • 2 wholemeal batch rolls, halved
  • ½ Little Gem lettuce, finely shredded
  • 4 Nightingale Farms cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • ¼ cucumber, cut into batons