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Baby's First Christmas Dinner

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A festively nutritious recipe for your baby's very first Christmas dinner

Appropriate for babies six to twelve months

Rate this recipe 2.9/5 (9 Votes)

Ingredients

  • main
  • 1 (medium-sized) potato
  • 1 (medium-sized) carrot
  • 1 (medium sized) parsnip
  • 2 broccoli florets
  • 1 (large thinly sliced) piece of turkey breast
  • 1 knob (cube) of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of your homemade cranberry sauce
  • gravy
  • 1 teaspoon of arrowroot
  • 1 cup of your homemade turkey stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon of tomato puree
  • * be sure to not use store bought stock that has a high sodium/salt content or to salt your vegetables

Details

Servings 2
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

peel and thinly dice the potato, carrot, parsnip
cook in a small pan of boiling water for ten minutes
add the broccoli and cook for five more minutes

Step 2

after draining the vegetables place them back into the pan
add the butter and mash the vegetables until a tender and soft texture is achieved

Step 3

blend the turkey in the food processor with water or homemade turkey stock
add in the vegetable mixtures and puree until a smooth texture is achieved

Step 4

gravy
add the the homemade turkey stock with arrowroot in a small sauce pan on a medium heat
stir the sauce as it thickens
add in the tomato puree to achieve additional flavour

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste

METHOD:

  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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