18.01.2021

Stewed potatoes with meat for children (from 3 years)

After a year, the baby increasingly eats from the general table. His energy expenditures are high: he moves a lot, learns the world with pleasure, makes discoveries every day. Closer to three years, nutrition should be not only healthy, but also satisfying.

This is a period of intense intellectual and physical growth. Facilitates the task of the mother the fact that the baby already eats almost all “adult” foods. A great option for a hearty dinner that will appeal not only to the child, but also to the rest of the family – potatoes stewed with meat.

The use of stewed potatoes with meat for a child
  • Stewing is very beneficial for the child’s body, and is also the basis of dietary nutrition. Stewing involves cooking in a small amount of liquid.
  • Slow heating of the dish will enable the ingredients to cook well, they will become soft and very tender, they will absorb each other’s taste and aroma well. This is especially true for meat, which we will stew with potatoes.
  • Meat is a source of protein, it gives a feeling of fullness, is very useful for the nervous and circulatory system, and provides muscle growth.

Stewed potatoes are rich in vitamins A, E, C and group B, it has a lot of carbohydrates, which also makes the dish hearty. Minerals contained in potatoes regulate metabolic processes, improve hematopoiesis, have a beneficial effect on the child’s bone system.

Recommendations and tips for the preparation and introduction to the diet
  • This dish has a consistency similar to adult dishes. All products and the method of their preparation will be useful to a baby older than 3 years.
  • You can choose cooking options.
  • If your baby absorbs fried foods well, then the meat can be slightly fried before stewing.
  • If the child’s delicate digestive tract only treats dishes with a minimum amount of fat, then we will immediately stew the meat.
  • Additionally, for aroma and taste, onions and carrots will be added to the dish.
  • Decide on the type of meat.

Even stewed chicken with chicken can have different fat content depending on which part of the chicken you choose. If you give preference to breast, then the dish will turn out lean and diet, such meat is easily digested. If you choose chicken legs, then enrich the child’s body with vitamin B, but your dish will turn out to be fatter compared to potato stew with breast.

  • In any case, remove the skin from the chicken, it contains a lot of fat that is not needed by a gentle childish body.
  • If you opted for pork, then choose the lean parts of pork (tenderloin or loin). Potato stew with pork may be too greasy.
  • Stewed potatoes with beef in the children’s menu are most common. Beef is well absorbed and rich in iron, it is introduced into the diet of one of the first, therefore, it is most often chosen for cooking this dish. When choosing beef, give preference to tenderloin. If the baby normally treats fatter dishes, then you can take a shovel or neck.
  • Stewed potatoes with meat can be cooked in a slow cooker, a cauldron, and even in an ordinary pan; the dish does not require any special appliances.
  • In addition to carrots and onions, vegetables such as sweet bell peppers, tomatoes, garlic, roots and herbs are added to the stewed potatoes with meat.
Meat Stew Recipe
Essential Ingredients
  • meat – 300-400 grams
  • medium-sized potatoes – 5-6 pieces;
  • 1 large carrot;
  • 1 large onion;
  • 1 tomato;
  • 1 bell pepper;
  • vegetable oil for frying;
  • water;
  • salt and spices.
Cooking sequence
  1. Pour some vegetable oil into a pan or stewpan.
  2. The meat, washed, peeled and cut into small pieces, lightly fry.
  3. Chop the onion finely. Send it to the stewpan.
  4. Cut the carrots into circles and add to the dish.
  5. Stir constantly and fry the meat with onions and carrots for 5 minutes.
  6. Then add chopped bell peppers, cook for another 5-7 minutes.
  7. Next, add the diced tomato.
  8. After 5-7 minutes, put potatoes cut into small cubes in a stewpan.
  9. Pour in so much water that it covers all the ingredients.
  10. Salt and add the spices your baby is familiar with.
  11. Stew for 30-40 minutes until the potatoes are soft.
  12. You can serve by decorating the dish with herbs.
  13. Fresh cabbage salad is good for stewed potatoes with meat.
Cooking Recipe
Cooking sequence
  1. In a bowl greased with vegetable oil, load finely chopped onions and carrots.
  2. Set the miracle pan to the Baking mode.
  3. After 5-7 minutes, add the meat, cut into pieces.
  4. After another 10 minutes, add the remaining vegetables, including potatoes.
  5. Shuffle. After 5 minutes, turn off the multicooker.
  6. Pour enough water so that it covers all the components of the dish, salt and add spices.
  7. Put the slow cooker in the “Extinguishing” mode for an hour and a half.
How to Make Potato Stew with Baby Meat

This is really a very easy to prepare dish. Make sure by watching the video. Spices should be put only those that your baby has already tried. And for the smallest, you can confine yourself to salt, because adults can add pepper or other spices to an already prepared dish!

Prepare a vegetable stew with meat or a potato gratin with minced meat, cabbage rolls or potato zrazy for your child. The diet of the child should be nutritious and healthy dishes.

Pot roast with meat is a well-known dish that each of us has known since childhood. If your child is already 3 years old, then its time has come to get acquainted with this hearty and simple dish. Such potatoes with meat can be an everyday dish, or maybe decorate a Sunday family dinner.

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