3 Family Dinner Recipes That Will Make All Ages Happy

From the teething toddlers to the greatest of grandparents, these one-bowl family dinner recipes will work for everyone at the table.

Peas, Pancetta, and Parmesan Orzo

From Growing Up Gourmet (Atria), by Jennifer Carlson, this cheesy, bacon-flecked pasta dish is a fast and tasty option for weeknights. And if there’s a little one in the house? Even better. The small, easily chewed foods are ideal for older babies and toddlers experimenting with solids. 

Whether you’re looking to feed yourself or your youngest grandchildren, click on, because there are two more crowd-pleasing, one-bowl meals where this came from.

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Veggie, Beef, and Barley Stew

After you’re finished preparing a hot bowl of this hearty, healthy veggie beef stew, pop a half-cup into a blender and puree some for your favorite little one. It’s a wonderful way to get them used to more sophisticated tastes while providing important vitamins and minerals.

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Veggie, Beef, and Barley Stew

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Chicken Tortilla Chili

Zesty without being spicy, this wholesome chicken chili recipe is also a great way to introduce Mexican-inspired flavors to little ones. Its secret is all the fresh stuff stirred in at the end: avocado, lime juice, cilantro, and cheese. Let kids top their servings themselves, and get ready to dish out seconds.

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Chicken Tortilla Chili

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