Wholesome Chicken Carrot and Brown Rice Puree

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If you’re making chicken breasts for the entire family, throw an extra one on to use in this pureed baby food. Alternatively, you can use leftover roast chicken or poached chicken breast. Chicken is often one of the first meats recommended for babies’ diets, as it is easily digested.

Tags: Easy, 35 mins, Baby Food, Chicken/Poultry, Rice & Grains, Vegetables, 6 Months+, Fall Insider's Report 2011
Serves: 6
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 5  minutes
Cooking time: 20  minutes
Total: 25 *  minutes
*Chill time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

Half carrot, sliced
1 cup (250 mL) cooked PC Organics Long Grain Brown Rice
1 cup (250 mL) diced cooked boneless skinless chicken breast

Instructions

  1. In saucepan, bring 2-1/2 cups (625 mL) water to a boil. Add carrots. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until very soft.
  2. Stir in rice and chicken. Bring to a boil; simmer 5-8 minutes longer or until rice is soft. Remove from heat. Do not drain. Cool slightly.
  3. Transfer to blender. Puree until smooth, adding a little water to adjust consistency if needed. Cool about 15 minutes before serving.
  4. Leftovers can be frozen in ice cube trays; add a little water when reheating if needed.

Nutritional Information

Makes 6 servings Per serving:
90 calories
fat 1.5 g
sodium 35 mg
carbohydrate 8 g
fibre 1 g
protein 10 g