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CERELAC Kafta Soup Recipe

35 mins


• 50g Cerelac Rice (6months+) (for a thinner soup 25 g can be used) 
•  2 tsp vegetable oil
•  150g minced beef 
•  ¼ small onion
•  Handful of parsley
•  Pinches of black pepper, 7 spices blend, cumin, cinnamon (optional)
•  ½ cup zucchini, cubed small  
•  ½ cup potato, cubed small
•  2 small tomatoes, peeled and cubed 
•  2 tsp tomato paste
•  1 cup of water

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breast-feeding for the first 6 months. Consult your doctor for advice on when to introduce complementary foods to your baby. Breastfeeding should continue for as long as possible after introduction of complementary foods.

Step by step

  • 15 mins
  • 20 mins
  • 35 mins
    Time total
    Kafta soup step1
  • In a food processor, place the onion and pulse until chopped. Add the parsley, the meat, and the spices (if using). Then pulse again until the mixture comes together

  • Kafta soup step2
  • Form the meat into small meatballs (about 1 cm)

  • Kafta soup step3
  • In a wide pot, cook the meatballs in 1 tsp. oil. Remove and set aside once done

  • Kafta soup step4
  • In the same pot, add the remaining 1 tsp. of oil and cook the potato for 1 minute, then add the zucchini, then the tomato. Cook for 2 minutes and then add the tomato paste and the water and mix

  • Kafta soup step5
  • Drop the meatballs back in the pot

  • Kafta soup step6
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes

  • Kafta soup step7
  • Finally add the Cerelac, mix, and continue cooking for 1 minute

    **You can substitute the kafta balls with minced beef if your little foodie is less than 12 months.
    N.B: Make sure to supervise your little foodie during feeding time and you can cut or shape the dish conveniently to his/her needs.

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