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small white bowl filled with pasta and vegetables. Sits on top of a green and white checkered napkin with a green and yellow fork filled with pasta

Get the recipe: Easy-Peasy 5 Veggie Pasta for Baby

4.9 stars (26 ratings)
This wholesome baby-led weaning meal is made by tossing together your favorite pasta, a whopping 5 different veggies and a simple yet delicious basil dressing. Everything is the same finger food size for easy eating for baby. 

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup pasta of choice original, whole wheat, gluten free, lentil, bean, etc
  • 1 cup mix of chopped vegetables fresh or frozen
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan

Instructions 

  • Fill a large stockpot 3/4 the way full of water, and bring to a boil. Cook pasta according to package. If using fresh vegetables - when you have 2 minutes left on the timer, add in the vegetables into the pasta water. If using frozen vegetables - when you have 4 minutes left on the timer, add in the vegetables into the pasta water.
  • Meanwhile, stir together the olive oil, garlic powder and dried basil. Set aside.
  • Drain the pasta and vegetables.
  • In the same stockpot, add in the cook pasta, vegetables and olive oil mixture. Toss to combine. Sprinkle with parmesan and serve.

Notes

Veggie Suggestion: you can use almost any veggies you have on hand for this dish - broccoli, cauliflower, peas, squash, peas, corn, green beans, asparagus, mushrooms, peppers, carrots, sweet potato, etc . The key is to chop them into small pieces so they cook in a short amount of time and so they are also easy for baby and tot to eat. 
Age: 9+ months
Storage: store in air-tight container in fridge for up to 5 days. Can be served warmed in microwave or cold. 
 

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