Baby Chicken & Lentils in a bowl

Baby Chicken & Lentil Recipe

Age Suitability

6 months +





Cooking Time



What you need


2 large chicken legs or thighs (cooked)
2 tbsp of dry split red lentils
1 large carrot
1 large sweet potato
1 tomato
½ clove of garlic
350ml chicken stock (ideally homemade with no added salt, or a low salt alternative)
10g olive oil

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This product is suitable for:
Gluten free, Vegetarian
A nutritious and tasty meal for your baby, our Baby Chicken & Lentil recipe is ideal for early weaning. Pop spare portions in the freezer for later!
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Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the crushed garlic and fry for a minute. Finely chop the carrot and sweet potato into cubes then add to the pan. Sauté for a couple of minutes.

A chopping board with diced sweet potato, onion and herbs

Peel and de-seed the tomato, then chop and add to the pan (to make the tomato easy to peel simply plunge into boiling water for a couple of minutes). Next add the lentils to the pan, mix and add the stock

A saucepan of sweet potato, carrot and lentils being cooked

Bring the pan to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes. While the pan is simmering, shred the cooked chicken into small pieces and add to the pan and heat through.

A saucepan of sweet potato, carrot, chicken and lentils being cooked

Puree or mash the bake to the right consistency for your little one. As your little one grows up, why not add some peas or sweetcorn for some extra veggie goodness

Baby chicken and lentils with carrot and sweet potato in a bowl

This baby chicken recipe with lentils makes a nutritious and tasty meal for babies and toddlers. If you puree the chicken and lentils for baby, it's ideal for early weaning too. Lentil baby food is also really easily reheated, so pop spare portions in the freezer for a busy day!

Once you've mastered this basic baby lentil recipe, try adding herbs and spices to gently introduce new tastes and flavours.


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