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Easy Mushroom Soup For Babies, Toddlers And Older Kids

Introducing solid foods to your baby can be exciting and nerve-wracking for any new parent. As a first-time mom, you want to ensure that every spoonful you offer is not only delicious but also packed with essential nutrients to support your baby’s growth and development. Mushroom soup stands out as a nutritious and flavorful choice among the many first food options. In this blog, we’ll explore a simple, nourishing, and easy mushroom soup recipe tailored specifically for babies.

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MUSHROOM SOUP BENEFITS FOR BABIES

Mushrooms are not only versatile in flavor but also boast an array of health benefits. They are rich in essential nutrients like vitamin D, which is crucial for bone health, and various B vitamins that aid in energy metabolism.

Additionally, mushrooms provide minerals such as selenium and copper, along with antioxidants that support immune function. Introducing your little one to mushrooms early on can help cultivate a diverse palate and provide them with valuable nutrients.

PREPARING FOR SUCCESS

Before diving into the recipe, it’s essential to take a few preparatory steps to ensure a smooth soup-making experience:

1. Choose the Right Mushrooms: Opt for mild-flavored varieties like button mushrooms or cremini, as they are gentle on your baby’s palate.

2. Wash Thoroughly: Properly clean the mushrooms to remove any dirt or debris. Remember to remove the stems, as they can be tough for babies to chew.

3. Gather Fresh Ingredients: Use fresh, organic ingredients whenever possible to maximize flavor and nutritional value.

4. Get Consistency Right: You will need a good quality blender or food processor to achieve a smooth and creamy consistency without any lumps.

Now, let’s delve into the recipe

EASY MUSHROOM SOUP FOR BABIES, TODDLERS, AND KIDS

Cream of Mushroom Soup for Babies and Toddlers

Ophira
An easy creamy mushroom soup recipe for babies and toddlers that's so nutritious and yummy.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pack of button mushrooms 250 gms
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper powder to taste
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup milk cream/coconut cream

Instructions
 

  • In a soup pot, heat the butter and sauté the garlic and onions in butter until the onions are translucent.
  • Now add the chopped mushrooms and sauté for 2-3 minutes, followed by corn flour, and mix it all in.
  • Follow this by adding 3 cups of water and all the seasonings, mix well and let this boil for 10 minutes.
  • Once done, cool the soup before adding to blender.
  • Blend in the blender with coconut cream or milk cream depending on your liking.
  • Transfer the soup back to the pot, heat and serve with toasted garlic bread. 

Notes

  • As an additional step, you can add  1/2 a cup of boiled chicken pieces at the last step to amp up the protein content of the soup. 
  • Skip salt for babies under 1.
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TIPS FOR SERVING THE MUSHROOM SOUP TO BABY

– Start with small spoonfuls and observe your baby’s reaction. Gradually increase the serving size as they become more accustomed to the taste and texture.

– Ensure that the soup is lukewarm before feeding to prevent any risk of burns.

– Adjust the consistency by adding more broth or milk to suit your baby’s preference.

Introducing homemade mushroom soup to your baby is a great way to introduce new flavors and explore a different texture.

In our home, we love to pair this soup with some buttered or garlic cheese toast for older kids and adults and some quinoa or soft pasta as a finger food side for babies.

If you try this recipe, make sure to tell me how your little one liked it.

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For more soup recipes,

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup 

Pea Soup Recipe For Babies And Toddlers

Pumpkin Soup For Babies, Toddlers And Kids

Broccoli Soup For Babies And Toddlers

Chicken Soup For Kids 

20 Easy And Healthy Soup Recipes For Babies And Toddlers

Until next time,

Ciao!

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