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Octopus Hot Dog & Seashell Mac N Cheese

Updated: Jan 24, 2023

Let the kids imagine their food is from under the sea. This is a simple, easy, and fun dish for the kids. Octopus hot dogs & Seashell mac n cheese. I always tried to get my kids to eat all their food when they were younger. I bet if I had this dish that would not be an issue.

This is great way to inspire the kids to start cooking. Make meals fun. It is hard to get picky eaters to eat. Maybe your kids are tried of hot dogs on a bun, or regular old mac & cheese with elbow macaroni. This could be a movie night to watch the Little Mermaid or rerun of Nemo or Dory. Anyway we can get good nutritious food in our kids and they like it that is an accomplishment.

If you need a quick and easy meal that takes no time and at the same time spend that special moment with your love ones, take advantage of this recipe.

Ingredients Octopus Hot Dogs & Seashell Mac N Cheese

  • Hot Dogs- no special hot dog needed. whatever your kids like will work

  • Seashell Pasta- Seashell pasta reminds me of the sea

  • Chocolate Sprinkles- the octopus needs to see underwater

  • Cheese Sauce- creamy and delicious. You can use Vegan Cheese Sauce

Let's Cook!

  • Preheat oven to 350° F Cut a small line for the octopus eyes and insert a chocolate sprinkle. Cut two lines along the bottom of the hot dog to form the tentacles.

  • Place seashells in boiling water and cook until al dente. Create the cheese sauce and add it to the pasta.

Assemble and serve. Dinner under the sea! You can substitute the cheese sauce with Vegan cheese sauce

Bon Appetit, Enjoy!

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Debra Johnson | Food Blogger
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