Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Meatballs for Baby

It's true, you really should try introducing foods a few times to your baby becuase you never know when they could start liking it.  I was so disappointed when Jane didn't want these for dinner the other night and they were quickly becoming a snack for Phil and I popping one or two in our mouths when we opened the fridge.  I decided to bring them out one more time, and success!  I wish I could  say the same for bananas.

Feel free to use your baby's favourite vegetables, or sneak in something they might not like so much, because there's a good chance they won't notice. 

Ingredients:

1/2 Pound of  ground turkey or chicken (you can also use beef or pork)
1/4 Cup of corn
1/4 Cup of peas
1/4 Cup of zucchini, chopped
1 Small onion, chopped
1-2 Cloves of garlic, minced
1 Tbs of parsley, chopped
Pinch of slat and pepper
1/2 Cup of unseasoned breadcrumbs


For the meatballs:

Preheat oven to 350F.

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl with your hands.  Form into meatballs.  Cook on parchment-lined tray in oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165-170 using a meat thermometer. 

2 comments:

  1. This is awesome! I steal everything from your blog! Thanks Ali!

    Steph

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  2. And comments like that make it all worth it! Btw, you can add egg too but it turns out Jane might be allergic.

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