Lamb mince with carrots and apricots

Minced lamb with carrot & apricots

+10 months

Dried fruit is used a lot in North African cuisine. It sweetens dishes without having to use sugar. You could use dates, prunes, raisins or currants but the sweet flavour of carrots and dried apricots goes very well with the lamb. Your little sweet tooth will love it! Make sure to not give dried fruit as a snack to your baby. The stickiness makes it difficult to chew and swallow. Fresh fruit always gets preference as a snack because it contains less sugar.



Ingredients for 1 portion

  • 20 g minced lamb

  • 1 carrot

  • 2 dried apricots

  • 20 g couscous


  1. Apricots

    Soak the dried apricots in some water for about 15 minutes.

  2. Carrot

    Peel the carrot and cut it into cubes. Steam or cook in boiling water until soft.

  3. Lamb

    Heat up some olive oil in a shallow pan and bring to medium heat. Cook the lamb, using a spatula to break it apart.

  4. Take the apricots out of the water and cut them into small cubes. Add these to the lamb and let it cook for another 2 minutes.

  5. Couscous

    Prepare the couscous as indicated on the box and serve the vegetables and lamb on top.

Also joining the table?

We kept the flavours pure for our little ones but we recommend adding ras el hanout if you want that deep North-African flavour. Ras el hanout is a spice mix made out of many different spices typical to the region. It's available in most supermarkets.

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