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Hidden veg recipes

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Help little ones get their five-a-day by hiding some veg in their meals. Kids will love our traybakes, bolognese-style pasta dishes and more.

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  • Hidden veg ragu in a casserole dish

    Hidden veg ragu

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Have a veg dodger in the family? This 'hidden' veg ragu packs in celery, carrots and tomatoes with pork and beef mince to make a flavour-packed family meal

  • Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.97 ratings

    Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too

  • A plate serving 5-a-day Bolognese

    5-a-day Bolognese

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Get all five of your five-a-day with this spaghetti Bolognese. The hidden veg in the sauce makes it ideal for kids and you can freeze any leftovers

  • Macaroni cheese with veg served in bowls

    Macaroni cheese with veg

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Boost the veg in this family favourite - top spinach and cherry tomatoes with creamy mac 'n' cheese for a dinner that's rich in calcium and fibre

  • Cheesy green veg gratin served in a casserole dish

    Cheesy green veg gratin

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Jazz up cauliflower cheese with green broccoli and spinach, and a cheddar and chive sauce. Be sure to use the cauliflower leaves, too, for extra flavour

  • Veg-packed meatball lasagne served in a casserole dish

    Veg-packed meatball lasagne

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Keen to eat more veg but not give up meat entirely? We’ve replaced some of the meat in this lasagne with clever ingredients to create real depth of flavour and three of your 5-a-day

  • A pan and serving dish both filled with 3-veg mac 'n' cheese

    3-veg mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.66 ratings

    Sneak vegetables into macaroni cheese, a popular family meal that becomes even more nourishing for kids with the addition of butternut squash, leeks and peas

  • Dip in bowl with vegetables

    Vegetable cheese dip

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This versatile cheese dip is packed with hidden veg. Perfect for little hands to dip into or alternatively spread in sandwiches or pittas for a lunch box – kids will love it!

  • A frying pan with one-pan egg & veg brunch

    One-pan egg & veg brunch

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.27 ratings

    With courgette, peppers and eggs, this vegetarian dish is a filling, healthy breakfast for all the family – kids will enjoy dipping toast into soft egg yolk

  • More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Hide peas and courgettes in this Italian favourite to up your vegetable intake - great for kids when served with pasta

  • Bacon bolognese

    Bacon bolognese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    A family spaghetti supper tailored for kids who don't like mince – packed with vegetables and flavoured with pesto

  • Cheesy ham & broccoli pasta

    Cheesy ham & broccoli pasta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.150 ratings

    Satisfy your comfort food cravings with this cheap and simple creamy pasta dish with chunks of ham and crunchy veg

  • Sausage & white bean casserole served in a roasting dish

    Sausage & white bean casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.77 ratings

    Make this easy chipolata, bean and roasted veg one-pan dish for a healthy, flavour-packed meal that the whole family will love. It offers four of your five-a-day

  • Five-veg lasagne

    Five-veg lasagne

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.92 ratings

    This vegetarian main is a great source of vitamins and iron and a simple way to get your 5-a-day

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