Kids' Vegetable Recipes

With trusted kid-friendly vegetable recipes from sweet potato fries to broccoli stuffed potatoes, your kids will eat their veggies and ask for more.

Staff Picks

Ladybugs on a Log

Rating: 4.67 stars
I came up with this variation on Ants on a Log for Thanksgiving because my brother hates raisins. They would also work well for schools or daycares with nut-free rules for snacks and lunches.

Spinach Bars

Rating: 4.48 stars
Kids eating spinach?! When it's baked into these cheesy squares they'll be asking for more!

Baked Sweet Potato Sticks

Rating: 4.35 stars
Best eaten at room temperature.

Yummiest Green Beans Ever

Rating: 4.4 stars
This dish was created out of boredom with plain, average green beans! It's sweet, tangy and savory...and my kids absolutely love it! Hope you enjoy it as much as we do! I use leftover sliced deli ham since it is already sliced thin and makes perfect tiny pieces, but leftover dinner ham would be delicious also!

Awesome Broccoli Marinara

Rating: 4.18 stars
This is a great quick version of an Italian traditional side dish in our family all the way from Italy. You can use fresh tomatoes and basil. However, as a mother of four, I opt for the quick method as I'm sure other parents of small ones can appreciate. The kids really love this dish too. Buon Appetito!

Potato Casserole II

Rating: 4.68 stars
Easy and very kid-pleasing.

Zippy Zucchini

Rating: 4.09 stars
This will help take care of the zucchini that seem to multiply overnight! Even the kids enjoy this one!

Sweet Grilled Corn

Rating: 4.47 stars
A perfect summertime side dish of fresh sweet corn grilled in a savory herb mixture.

Baked French Fries I

Rating: 4.31 stars
This is an easy way to make a great side dish for burgers!

FROGHOPPER's Candied Ginger Carrots

Rating: 4.5 stars
Ginger adds a very nice layer of flavor and perks up basic candied carrots for a side that the whole family will love!

Old Fashioned Potato Cakes

Rating: 4.28 stars
These potato cakes are great with any meal or as a snack. Simple and quick to make with only a few ingredients. Kids of ALL ages love 'em.

Best Baked French Fries

Rating: 4.67 stars
The healthiest way to make fries is to bake them. It saves money and you can't beat the taste. I have been playing around with different ways to bake fries for some time now, and I feel this is the best recipe thus far. Baking time may vary depending on how thick you cut the fries. Enjoy!

Inspiration and Ideas

Salt and Pepper Skillet Fries
Rating: Unrated
These quick and easy French fries made in a skillet are sure to please.
Potato Latkes I
Rating: Unrated
A classic potato latke, you can't go wrong with these crispy hot cakes. Serve with applesauce, sour cream and chopped green onions! Happy Hanukkah!

Skewered Grilled Potatoes

Rating: 4.37 stars

New potatoes coated in a rosemary and garlic marinade then skewered and grilled.