Pea pesto with pasta shapes

Weaning recipe: Pea pesto with pasta shapes

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  • Easy
  • Makes 100g - enough for baby and parent

A fresh and flavour-packed homemade pesto with peas and pine nuts, that you and your toddler are sure to love. Perfect for when your child is moving onto more substantial meals

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per tsp of pesto for baby & 50g cooked weight pasta
NutrientUnit
kcal103
fat3g
saturates0.5g
carbs16g
sugars0.4g
fibre1g
protein3g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

For the pesto

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the peas into a food processor, along with the pine nuts, Parmesan, basil and olive oil. Blitz until smooth. You may need to use a spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl a few times. It should be a really smooth consistency with no chunks of pine nut for babies.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, then stir through a little pesto. Babies should need about one teaspoon for a serving.

  • STEP 3

    Cover and keep the remaining pesto in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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