Try some of our favourite, scrummy dinner ideas for your toddler. Using simple store cupboard ingredients, plenty of veggies + yummy spices and herbs to tickle taste buds, our quick + easy toddler recipes can be cooked in as little as 30 minutes and can even be served for the whole family to enjoy!

You'll love to make these toddler meals, designed by our expert recipe developer to ensure they're just right for little tums and always made with real whole foods...and even occassionally using an Ella's pouch to reduce cooking time. What's not to love!

Red lentil dahl toddler recipe

Try our lip smacking dahl

Enjoy this Indian inspired recipe for toddlers!

This super speedy dahl is a great way of tickling taste buds with new + exciting spices! Made using red lentils, handy frozen spinach and colourful turmeric, this recipe can be ready in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. We suggest you serve this dahl with either a cucumber yoghurt, perfect for dunking your warm naan bread, or with fluffy rice.

Salmon pea pasta toddler recipe

Go crazy for our Salmon + pea mmm-macaroni

This simple salmon pasta dinner recipe for toddlers is bound to go down swimmingly with all the family. Using store cupboard ingredients like pasta, tinned salmon + vegetable stock combined with veggies like broccoli and frozen petit pois, this fishy meal can be ready in just 25 minutes. Even better news, leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Winner!

Mushroom gnocchi toddler recipe

Mighty mushroom gnocchi

This vegetarian recipe for toddlers is bound to be a big hit!

This mighty mushroom bolognese + gnocchi recipe is perfect for all the family to dive into! Using many common storecupboard ingredients like tinned chopped tomatoes, tinned green lentil, vegetable stock as well as a mix of veggies like onion, celery, mushrooms and garlic, this recipe can be served at the dinner table or high chair in just 35 minutes. You can even scatter on some Parmesan cheese before serving or add broccoli florets on the side. Deeelicious!

Rainbow prawn stir fry toddler recipe

Rainbow prawn stir fry

This Rainbow Prawn Stir fry makes a marvellous mini meal for hungry tummies or a lovely lunch or dinner option! This tasty toddler meal can be ready in just 30 minutes and it can be all be cooked using just one frying pan, except for the noodles - you'll need to follow the on pack instructions for that. Using a mix of veggies like carrot, courgette, and pepper, this is a really flavoursome meal thanks to the honey, ginger and soy. Enjoy!

Bean hotpot toddler recipe

boing! Boing! Beany pot

This tomato-y, sweet potato + beany stew is great served with sticks of halloumi for little fingers to grab. Load up on your veggies with this yummy toddler meal recipe which takes just 10 minutes to prepare and only 25 minutes to cook. Great news is that leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days!

With speed, simplicity + whole food at their heart, we hope you enjoy cooking these recipes as much as we do.

For more dinner ideas + inspiration that your whole family can enjoy, check out our toddler fish pie, cottage pie and all our other toddler recipes!

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Claire Baseley

Infant nutritionist / Makes Ella's Good