If you'd like to feed your baby soup, then you are in luck! There are an endless number of soup recipes out there, mostly involving cooking some meat and/or vegetables together with some liquid, making soup an extremely versatile dish that anyone can make. For the most part, soups come either in clear form (made with a stock base) or in thick form (generally made with a base of pureed vegetables).
Since you are free to combine any number of ingredients together to make a soup, it is a great way to eat a complete meal, finished with a slice of bread or toast on the side.
Feeding your baby soup is the natural way to segue between liquid and solid food intake, with soup recipes having been present throughout history. Today, soups are a convenient meal to prepare and serve. They are also a quick and easy way to feed a tired baby or toddler a nutritious meal!
The selection of baby soup recipes below have all been successfully tried and tested. They are ideal for babies and toddlers alike, as you can adjust the liquid level according to your child’s preferences and either puree to a smooth texture for smaller babies or leave chunkier for older babies and toddlers.
Remember that it is best not to add any salt to baby’s food before the age of 1, so if you are cooking for older children or for the family, make sure you set aside baby’s portion first before seasoning.