Quinoa with Mediterranean vegetables by Annabel Karmel

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Quinoa with Mediterranean vegetables by Annabel Karmel
It’s time to take baby on a food adventure with a quick and tasty trip to the Med! Quinoa is a great ingredient to use as an alternative to rice or pasta and when paired with Mediterranean flavours including tomato, red pepper, courgette, basil and garlic your baby will be exposed to new tastes, textures and nutrients, too.
It’s time to take baby on a food adventure with a quick and tasty trip to the Med! Quinoa is a great ingredient to use as an alternative to rice or pasta and when paired with Mediterranean flavours including tomato, red pepper, courgette, basil and garlic your baby will be exposed to new tastes, textures and nutrients, too.

25g quinoa

2 tsp sunflower oil

30g onion, finely diced

30g red pepper, finely diced

30g courgette, finely diced

30g carrot, peeled and finely diced

½ clove garlic, crushed

6 cherry tomatoes, diced

1 tbsp chopped fresh basil

Cook the quinoa according to the packet instructions. Drain and set aside.

Heat the oil in a pan. Add the onion, pepper, courgette and carrot. Fry for 5 minutes.

Add the garlic and tomatoes, fry for 2 minutes, then add the cooked quinoa and basil. Stir to combine.

Serves
2

Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Vegetables, Grains

Recipe Type
Babyfood

Level of Difficulty
Easy

Nutritional benefits
Nutritionally complete
Provides vitamin A, vitamin C and iron (combination increases the absorption of iron)
 

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