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

Spinach & carrot risotto with basil


Ingredients:

  • 75g (2.5oz) of frozen spinach
  • 2 large carrots, peeled & diced
  • 50g (1.5oz) of 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.

Method:

  • Boil the diced carrots in a pan of water for approx 10 minutes. Meanwhile mix the rice with the apple juice to form a paste.
  • 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 mixture and chopped basil. Gently mash 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.

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Did you know?

... giving your baby a broad variety of vegetables at this stage means they are more likely to enjoy their veg as they grow up.
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