Today we have a simple homemade baby food recipe for you using yummy ricotta cheese and cannellini beans! The result is a smooth and creamy dip or spread – try serving it on toasted bagel pieces, with cooked veggies as dippers (for young babies), with raw veggies for older children – or even as an unusual sandwich filling!
This recipe is 100% vegetarian.
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To make Ricotta Cheese and Bean Spread for Baby you will need…
4 oz (1/2 cup) cooked cannellini beans (if you are using canned beans, look for the salt-free variety – or use low sodium beans and rinse well)
2 oz (1/4 cup) ricotta cheese
pinch garlic powder (optional)
2 tsp lemon juice (12 months+)*
1 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 tsp fresh dill, chopped
*Citrus may cause an allergic reaction – or a sore bottom – in babies under 1 year of age
Simply place all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.
Chill, then serve!