Minty Pea & Leek Risotto

  • Minty Pea & Leek Risotto - Baby Food Recipe Recipe
  • Minty pea and leek risotto recipe ingredients
  • Under 10 minutes to prepare
  • 10-30 minutes to cook
  • Makes 3 big portions
  • How to make

50g Arborio rice
50g leeks
50g small peas
Sprinkle dried or fresh mint
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp  olive oil
1 knob of unsalted butter
1 tbsp cream cheese or grated cheese
300ml water

Step 1

Finely chop the leeks and garlic

Step 2

Heat the oil in a medium sized saucepan and add the leeks and garlic and fry until softened

Step 3

Add the dry rice and fry for approx. 2 minutes

Step 4

Gradually add a little (approx. 100ml at a time) of the water stirring all the time. With each addition, wait until the rice has absorbed all the water before adding any more

Step 5

Add the peas with the last addition of water

Step 6

Once the rice is soft and has absorbed all the water, add the mint and stir in the butter, cream cheese/grated cheese to give a silky texture

Step 7

Mash or whizz in a blender to suit your baby's texture requirements - if you need the rice to be runnier just add some milk


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Recipe notes

You could add stir fried chicken pieces into this recipe to boost the protein - this recipe would also be great for toddlers and the whole family.

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