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  • Gluten free
  • No added soya
  • No added egg
  • No added milk
  • SuitableForVegetarians

Spinach & carrot risotto with basil


  • 75g (2.5oz) of frozen spinach
  • 2 large carrots, peeled & diced
  • 50g (1.5oz) of risotto rice
  • 2 tbsp of unsweetened apple juice
  • 4-6 leaves of finely chopped fresh basil

Please note:

Remember not to add salt to any of your baby's recipes.

Please check ingredients carefully as some products may contain allergens that you are unaware of. For example, some vegetable oils and margarines can contain soya.


  • Make up the rice as per instructions on the pack, making sure it is cooked through thoroughly. Mix the rice with the apple juice.
  • Boil the diced carrots in a pan of water for approx 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and add the frozen spinach to the pan of carrots.
  • Leave for a couple of minutes and then strain the vegetables through a sieve.
  • Add the carrots and spinach to the rice and chopped basil. Chop into little pieces to serve.
  • Makes multiple servings. Just freeze the remaining food into portions appropriate for your baby. Can be kept in the freezer for a maximum of 3 months.

You can adjust the thickness of this risotto by adding more or less liquid.


Did you know?

... encouraging your baby to hold a spoon and drink from a cup are great ways to help develop her coordination skills.
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