Chicken sweet potato tiny meatballs for babies (finger food). Introducing finger foods for baby is an exciting and nerve-racking time. Between the mess, possible allergies and potential choking hazards, it's enough Try sweet potato, carrot, broccoli, cauliflower or beets (opt for yellow beets for less mess) to start. Make sure to smoosh or cut.
Serve chopped into quarters or crumbles. It's doubtful you'll have leftovers, but if you do, serve them. Drain sweet potatoes, reserving cooking liquid. You can cook Chicken sweet potato tiny meatballs for babies (finger food) using 3 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Chicken sweet potato tiny meatballs for babies (finger food)
- You need Half of cup of sweet potatoes, cubed.
- You need of Quarter cup of uncooked skinless chicken breast.
- Prepare 2 tablespoons of baby cereal (I used organic baby porridge).
Use a fork or potato masher to thoroughly mash potatoes. Grind chicken in a food mill or mini food processor. Mix ground chicken and sweet potatoes together. Cut into finger size pieces, sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.
Chicken sweet potato tiny meatballs for babies (finger food) instructions
- Peel, wash and cube orange sweet potatoes. Place it in a steamer to steam for at least 15min, until it is soft. Remove from heat and roughly mash with a fork..
- Cut skinless and boneless chicken breast (fats trimmed) into cubes. Using a food processor, grind the meat until it forms a smooth paste..
- Add mashed sweet potatoes and baby cereal into the ground chicken and pulse a few times until ingredients are well mixed..
- Shape mixture into half inch balls (rough balls will do, the rough texture helps those little hands with grabbing the meatballs). I used a teaspoon for this and just scooped out the mixture and drop them onto a heatproof plate..
- Steam for at least 15min or until the pieces are cooked through. Cool down and serve to your little one! (note please ensure constant monitoring while the little one is eating to minimise the risk of choking). Serve with the side of other veggies cut into bite pieces (sweet potato sticks, long beans, cucumber sticks, pumpkin cubes etc)..
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