How to make multicolored spaghetti
Make a simple, delicious surprise for your child!
Warning! Only under adult supervision.
- tomato paste;
In separate cups, blend beets, spinach, and tomato paste with water. Filter out the beet and spinach pulp. Cook some spaghetti in the resulting colored water – it turns different colors!
Beets, spinach, and tomato paste contain natural dyes: betanin, chlorophyll, and lycopene. When heated, the dye molecules get “stuck” in the spaghetti’s structure. This tints the spaghetti different colors! It’s a healthy meal for your future scientists!
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