Healthy Soup Recipes for Babies to Relish

Winter is already here!

And, it is undoubtedly the most wonderful and fun time of the year- with snuggly blankets, steamy hot cocoa, warm socks, cosy fires, festive vibes and super-yummy food this time brings a smile on everyone’s face.

What better way to make this time more gleamy than a bowl of warmed up nutritious soup?

Soups are great food, not just for adults but for babies too. It provides your little cupcakes with:

  • striking vegetable intake
  • ample of nutrition
  • hydrating effect
  • medicinal value
  • Vitamin C which helps your little one to fight cold, cough, or the flu.

So here are a few super-healthy soups you can make for babies under 10 minutes:

  1. Spinach soup

Spinach soup is packed with vitamins and minerals and can be introduced to babies from 7 months of age.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of freshly washed and chopped spinach leaves
  • 1 tbsp of cheese/ cream
  • Salt to taste

How to Make

  1. Boil spinach leaves with a bit of salt.
  2. Let them cool, and puree them in a blender.
  3. Warm up the soup and top it with cream or cheese.
  1. Carrot and Beetroot soup

Carrot beetroot soup is a perfect soup option for your munchkin. It is loaded with vitamins that boost hemoglobin, make skin healthy and provide required fiber that aid in baby’s growth.

Ingredients

  • 2 freshly peeled and chopped carrots
  • ½ peeled and chopped beetroot
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

How to Make

  1. Boil carrot and beetroot in a pan or pressure cook it for two whistles.
  2. Let this mixture cool down and once done blend it in a blender.
  3. Strain it and again bring it to boil for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Now, add salt and pepper and stir it for a minute. Your yummy soup is ready to go into the tummy now!
  1. Mixed vegetable soup

Vegetable soup is the best saviour for parents whose kids hate eating vegetables.

Ingredients

  • A bowl full of veggies of your choice
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to make

  1. Boil or pressure cook all the veggies.
  2. Once cool, blend the veggies.
  3. Add some salt and boil it once again.
  1. Rice soup

Rice soup is an energy booster that is loaded with vitamins, proteins and starch. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp rice
  • 2 ½ cup of water
  • A pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

How to make

  1. Wash rice under running water and add it to a cooking pot or non-stick pan with 2 ½ cups of water. Let it cook on a medium flame and ensure to stir it occasionally.
  2. Once it turns soft, switch off the flame and let it cool down for some time. 
  3. Now, mash the rice a bit with a ladle and stain it through a strainer.
  4. Add salt and pepper to it and stir again. That’s it, your rice soup is ready to be served.
  1. Tomato soup

Tomato soup is an excellent source of antioxidants, including lycopene, flavonoids, and vitamins C and E.

Ingredients

  • 1-3 fresh red tomatoes
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp of butter

How to make

  1. Chop the tomatoes and boil them till it turns mushy. Blend the tomatoes once it turns cold.
  2. Add some salt and pepper.
  3. In the end, top it with butter for a smooth and delicious texture.
  1. Lentil soup

Lentil soup is a good source of carbohydrates that keeps tummy full for a longer time. You can introduce this soup from the age of 6 months to the babies.

Ingredients

  • One cup of lentil of your choice
  • Salt
  • One tablespoon of ghee

How to make

  1. Boil the lentils in a cooker until mushy
  2. Add salt
  3. Add some ghee on top for taste

While these are just a few recipes, you can come up with your own recipe that provides maximum nutritional value to your babies.