Can I Give My Baby Gravy?

Posted on Jul 7 2016 - 6:19am by Christine
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Commercial gravy mixes – and most homemade gravy recipes – are unsuitable for babies because of their high salt content. But if you’d really like to serve your little one some gravy with his dinner, here are a couple of alternative “baby gravy” recipes to try.

Option 1 (suitable for accompanying a roast meat meal)

Can I give my baby gravy

Take 2 oz of your baby’s favourite vegetable puree.

Combine this with 6 fl oz of the meat juices from the cooking pan (assuming that your meat was not heavily seasoned with salt).

Adjust the quantities you use to create the consistency you prefer – for a thicker gravy, simply use more pureed vegetables.

Option 2

Combine 2 tsp cornflour/cornstarch with 4 fl oz homemade chicken stock. Pour into a small saucepan and heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens. For a more robust flavour, stir in 1/2 tsp tomato puree.

Looking for a vegetarian option?

Try this yummy idea!

 

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