Perfect for babies starting to eat solids (9-12 months), this bolognese recipe will make anyone come back for seconds! Originating from early French recipes for ragu, this famous sauce goes perfectly with any pasta in the pantry. Our baby bolognese recipe is easy to make and will have everyone– parents and baby included– wanting seconds. Baby pasta bolognese has never tasted this good or come together this simply– even better, the veggies that make up our baby bolognese are a healthy choice for baby and parents both! Let’s make bolognese for baby with the steps and ingredients below!
- 2 medium-large tomatoes, cored and quartered
- 1 oz. ground beef, crumbled into chunks
- 1 tsp. finely chopped onion
- 1 tbsp. finely chopped carrot
- 1 tbsp. finely chopped celery
- 2 baby bella mushrooms, cleaned and chopped
- 1 garlic clove, chopped
- 1 tbsp. tomato paste
- Place all the ingredients, except the tomato paste, into the Baby Brezza® One Step Food Maker Deluxe
- Press “Steam” only for 20 minutes
- Drain and discard the cooking liquid 1 to 2 teaspoons
- Add the tomato paste to the bowl
- Serve to your baby over pasta or store
20 minutes cooking
Can My 7 Month Old Eat Bolognese?
This will largely depend on babies’ individual stages of development. To avoid any potential troubles with solids or allergens, we recommend that parents wait until their baby is just a little bit older to experience this baby bolognese. As stated above, the 9-12 month mark is generally a safe area to start introducing all kinds of solids– but plenty of babies are ready for solids after 6 months! If you’re looking to experiment early with bolognese sauce, baby may enjoy trying a little bit off of Mom or Dad’s finger at 6 months or older. Once your baby is safely in the 9-12 month range, get baby ready for the best bolognese recipe they’ll ever have!
Can Babies Have Jarred Bolognese Sauce?
We highly recommend making bolognese for babies from scratch. It’s healthier than jarred options and comes together in less than 30 minutes with the One Step Food Maker Deluxe! Jarred sauces– of all different kinds, in fact– tend to contain a huge amount of sodium and preservatives that aren’t good for anyone, let alone a baby’s sensitive tummy. Try this bolognese for babies out and see how it tastes compared to jarred sauces– we promise you’ll be making it again!
When Can Babies Eat Ground Beef?
Ground beef is safe for babies to eat after about six months, but there’s no issue in waiting a little longer if parents are anxious to introduce it! Luckily, this baby bolognese recipe is a great way to begin introducing ground beef into baby’s diet, and even parents will enjoy it! With all of the ingredients for our bolognese recipe for baby in mind, parents may want to wait until baby is 9-12 months before cooking this one up.