12 French Recipes for Little Foodies

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Bonjour! Are you in the mood for some French food? Skip the french fries and try a few of these family friendly, authentic French recipes kiddos will love. From ratatouille and beef bourguignon, to French macarons, everyone will be saying “Oui s’il vous plaît” to these recipes!

Ratatouille

Fans of Disney's film just have to try the real deal, especially this tasty recipe from Bacon Is Magic. The stewed vegetable dish is a one-pot miracle and easily meets your kiddos veggie quota for the day.

French Potato and Onion Gratin

Comfort food has arrived! The View from Great Island's recipe for au gratin potatoes is made with a cheesy cream sauce that easily hides all those tasty onions.

French Onion Soup

Hearty soup hides underneath a mountain of soup and bread in Favorite Family Recipes onion soup. The great for fall and winter meal is the perfect way to spice up dinner by serving in a big ole mug next to the fire.

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon is a classic French dish, and this Instant Pot version makes it doable for busy families. Family Spice whips together a flavorful recipe that only has to pressure cook for 25 minutes once prep is done.

Croque Madame

Breakfast, lunch or dinner: there's no wrong way to Croque Madame. The Modern Proper preps this traditional bistro dish using ham, cheese and a fried egg for an ooey gooey delight of a sandwich.

Poulet Basquaise

Hearty and comforting, this one-pot chicken dish is the perfect way to introduce kids to French food. Mrs. Jones's Kitchen uses chicken thighs, peppers and tomatoes to bring this recipe to life.

Tarte Flambée

Want a fancy pizza night? Try this Alsatian bacon and onion tart from Tastefully Grace! Made with thick cut bacon and thinly sliced onion, your kiddos will hardly miss the marinara!

French Potato Salad

Move over American potato salad, this french version is the new hotness! One Lovely Life has a delightful recipe using tons of fresh herbs that is vegan and void of overly creamy sauces.

Strawberry Nutella Crepes

France and crepes are nearly synonymous and you need a solid recipe in your repertoire. A Taste of Madness combines fresh strawberries and Euro-popular Nutella in this delicious recipe that works for both breakfast and dessert.

Cherry Clafoutis

Calling all cherry fans! This decadent fruit-infused dessert is a custard dream come true. Saving Dessert shares an easy recipe that brings this fancy-looking treat to your family table.

Rhubarb Lemon Macarons

What's a French recipe roundup with a macaron? While traditional macarons to take a skilled hand, there's still plenty of fun (and tasting) to be had as you perfect this tart recipe from Food Fanatic.

Mousse Au Chocolat

Oh, hello traditional French chocolate mousse. Richer and thicker than your regular chocolate pudding, the entire fam will crave this recipe from Boulder Lacavore for dessert from here on out.

–Karly Wood

 

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