MUM TIP: Hide veggies in piklets

First food ideas healthy pikelets

Pikelets are a perfectly sized snack for babies and toddlers. And when packed with hidden veggies they’re even better. These pea and parsley pikelets, created by Mum’s Grapevine Spring 2018 Baby Group member Kristy, put a fun and healthy spin on the traditional recipe.

Naturally coloured by the green veggie and herb ingredients, Kristy has used the same base recipe to create different combinations of vegetables. Here’s her recipe:

First finger food pea and parsley pikelets

First finger food health pea pikelets

Ingredients (makes 30)

  • 3 cups cooked peas (steaming is easiest)
  • 1.5 cups SR flour
  • 3 eggs
  • Chopped spring onion
  • Chopped parsley

Method

STEP ONE: Combine all ingredients in a blender, keeping some whole peas aside to stir through for extra texture.

STEP TWO: Fry one tablespoon of batter at a time, in a little olive oil and set aside to cool.

TIP: The same recipe may be used for all kinds of fruit and veg combinations. It also freezes very well.

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