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Carrot Pasta for Baby + Toddler

This fun Carrot Pasta is a healthy meal (hidden veggies!) for baby or toddler!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Baby Food

Ingredients

  • 5 medium carrots, peel and roughly chop
  • 1/2 cup dry star pasta, or whichever shape pasta you prefer
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest

Instructions

  • Fill a medium sauce pan three quarters the way full with water. Bring to a boil. Add the carrots to the water and cook for 6-7 minutes or until you can easily pierce them with a fork. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the carrots to a blender or food processor, leaving water boiling.
  • Pour the dry pasta into the boiling water. Cook pasta for 5-7 minutes. Lighting drain, but do not shake pasta out.
  • Meanwhile, add coriander and orange zest to the carrots and puree for 1-2 minutes or until smooth, adding in addtional water in 1/4 cup increments if needed.
  • Transfer the pasta and carrot puree back to medium pot, stirring until incorporated.

Notes

Age: 6+ months
Yield: roughly 1 1/2 cup of pasta with sauce
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months (this and thisare my favorite freezer storage containers).
Favorite Kitchen Tools: Get a list of my favorite kitchen tools to make the best baby food here!