Baby paella

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  • A little work

Delicious salmon paella, packed with plenty of vegetables, flavoured with garlic and oregano, suitable for babies from 9 months

Baby paella
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 whole medium onion, peeled and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed (optional)
  • 0.5 whole pepper, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 200g long grain white rice, well rinsed
  • 400g tinned chopped tomato, undrained
  • 500ml very low salt chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 175g sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 200g cooked salmon, flaked
  • 30g frozen pea
  • 30g sweetcorn


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan. Cook the onion for four to five minutes, until soft. Add the garlic, pepper and rice and cook for one more minute. Stir in the tomatoes, stock and oregano

  • Step 2

    Bring the mixture to the boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes, until the rice is soft and the stock has been absorbed.

  • Step 3

    Meanwhile cook the sweet potato in boiling water for six minutes until soft. Drain

  • Step 4

    Stir in sweet potato, salmon, peas and sweetcorn. Simmer for five minutes.

  • Step 5

    Mash to the required consistency.

  1. For children over 12 months, substitute prawns for the salmon.
  2. Suitable for freezing.

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