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Dippy Pea Guacamole

Dippy Pea Guacamole

Chunks of avocado can be very slippery to hold onto, so to make it easier try mashing them up with some peas – perfect for dipping veggie sticks in.

Serves 2
Prep 10 min
Cook 5 min
Little veg lover
From 7-9 months
VegetarianVegetarian
Soya freeSoya free
Nut freeNut free
Egg freeEgg free

Ingredients

Method

  • 30 g/1 oz frozen petits pois
  • ½ small avocado, stoned
  • 1 teaspoon lime or lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons baby’s usual milk
  • A few coriander leaves, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 soft wholemeal tortilla cut into fingers, to serve
  • Steamed vegetable sticks, to serve

Ingredients

Method

  1. Steam or boil the petits pois in a small saucepan over a medium heat for 3–4 minutes until tender. Drain, if necessary, + tip into a bowl.
  2. Scoop out the avocado flesh into the bowl + pour in the citrus juice + milk. Using the back of a fork, mash together until almost smooth. Alternatively, purée using a hand blender. To make the purée smoother, pass it through a sieve after blending.
  3. Stir in the coriander (if using). Serve with the tortilla + vegetable sticks.

Swap This For That

To make it even quicker to prep, use Ella's Kitchen Peas Peas Peas pouch instead of petit pois! Easy peasy!

Fun For Little Ones

Scrummy finger food! Little hands can dip Ella's Kitchen Melty Sticks or cooked veggie sticks into the guacamole - great for learning to get different shaped foods into their mouths

Yummy For Babies

This would be great on toast with a poched egg!

Handy Tips

A dash of cayenne or chilli pepper adds a spicy kick. Keep it mild for tiny taste buds though!

I’m from The First Foods Book

We think weaning should be full of fun scrummy tastes, and lots of big smiles, so we've created the First Foods Book - the Purple One!