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How to make my 3 Easy green peas recipe for your baby

Green peas have a lot of nutritional values but it is also known to hold the potential to cause gas or discomfort in babies. Therefore, to be on a safe side, I introduced peas when my kids were 8 months old and above.

Green peas hold great amount of Vitamins like Vitamin A,B,K and C, it also contains minerals and fibre . Green peas is also known for its  protein and carbohydrate content.

When you feed your baby a few spoons of green peas, there are some good benefits that comes with it. Below are a few benefits that I came across while researching to help you realise that green peas is a recommended dietary option for babies.

  • Green peas helps build strong immunity
  • It reduces the risk of heart problems
  • Improves the digestive system to get rid of constipation
  • It helps boost bone health.

Now that you know the good you will be doing every time you feed a spoon of green peas to your baby, let me show you my 3 easy green peas recipe for your baby that he/she will love.

Recipe 1 (Green Peas and Sweet Potato)

Ingredients :

37 g (1/4 cup) Organic Frozen Green Peas

40 g (1/4 cup) Sweet Potato (steam)

1/4 cup Stock (what ever stock you have handy will be fine, I used veal stock)

1/2 teaspoon butter

Precess :

First run hot water on frozen peas. On medium heat, put butter in a pan, add peas and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add sweet potato, Note ( I first steamed the sweet potato for 15 minutes ). Add in the stock and cook for 2 minutes. Take off the heat, cover with the lid and let it cool for a few minutes. Using a food processor/ liquidiser, puree until desired consistency is achieved then serve.

Recipe 2 (Green Peas and Organic Ground Beef )

Ingredients :

37 g (1/4 cup) Organic Frozen Green Peas

28 g (1 Tablespoon) Organic Ground Beef

1/4 cup Stock

1/2 teaspoon butter

Process :

In a pan, add butter and ground beef then sauté for 2 minutes. Add green peas and stock then cook on low heat with lid for 3-5 minutes. Take off the heat and again let it cool for 5 minutes then puree and bon appetit to baby.

Recipe 3 (Green Pease and Cooked Chicken Breast)

Ingredients :

37 g (1/4 cup) Organic Frozen Green Peas

28 g (1 Tablespoon) Cooked Chicken Breast

1/4 cup stock

1/2 teaspoon butter

Process :

On medium heat, add butter, chicken breast and sauté for 2 minutes. Add green peas and stock, let it cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat, let it cool, then puree until desired texture and consistency is achieve then serve.

As I like to mention, Note that I am just your average mom sharing her experience with you so make sure you consult a nutritionist or your paediatrician before introducing solid foods.

Wishing you and your baby all the best and I hope you try this recipe and if you do, let me know what you think by sending me a message on my facebook page or use my contact form and let us chat from there.

 

 

 

 

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