Baby Food & Kids

Green Veggies Coriander Risotto

This Green Veggies Coriander Risotto is great to develop your baby’s palette further – it will introduce him/her to a different type of rice, more veggies & coriander. I am planning to make it for Leila soon & I’ll let you know what she thinks!

Preparation Time:  10 minutes
Cooking Time:  20 minutes
Makes: 2 cups of Risotto

Age: 7 months +
Storage in Fridge: Up to 3 days
Storage in Freezer: Up to 3 months

Ingredients:

  • 1 courgette
  • 1 green pepper
  • ½ cup peas
  • 400ml water or vegetable stock + additional up to 1 cup water
  • ½ cup Arborio risotto rice or small pasta
  • 1 tablespoon coriander, chopped finely

Directions:

1. Cut the courgette and pepper into small pieces and chop the coriander finely.
2. Either steam or boil the veggies in water until tender.  If you choose the latter, in a pot, boil water, place the vegetables inside for 10 minutes until tender.
3. Once done, place separately into a food processor (or strong blender).  Add coriander and water slowly if needed to get the desired consistency (up to 1 cup)
4. Meanwhile, cook the risotto rice using 400ml water or vegetable stock. Combine rice and water in a pan on medium heat. Reduce the heat and cover until rice is cooked. (for 20 minutes)
5. Mix rice and the vegetable purée and serve.

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