Can my baby eat Lentils

From +6 months

Are lentils healthy for children?

Lentils are part of the legume family, as are beans and peas. They are low in sodium and saturated fat, and high in potassium, fiber, folate, and plant chemicals called polyphenols that have antioxidant properties. That's why they make a great addition to your baby's diet. Especially if you want to cut back on the meat. Lentils are easy to introduce but cooking methods differ based on the type of lentil you're using, since there are many. So have fun trying them together with your little one!

How to serve lentils

Lentils are very versatile. You can cook them and blend or mash them and incorporate them into a puree. You can also add them to stews or soups to thicken them or they can be eaten cold in a salad.

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