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Pesto - for a 10 month old

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OurHamsterisevil Mon 28-Jul-08 22:15:52

Is pesto okay for a 10 month old baby. Its a favourite of DS1, so would be a handy thing for DC's to have together

ExterminAitch Mon 28-Jul-08 22:17:01

it has certainly been a favourite of dd's since she was 6 mos.

Tommy Mon 28-Jul-08 22:17:30

mine certainly had it at that age

puffylovett Mon 28-Jul-08 22:18:29

couldn't have survived weaning without it

<worships Aitch from afar>

OurHamsterisevil Mon 28-Jul-08 22:18:42

Thanks for the quick replies, I was worried about the nuts in it

Thomcat Mon 28-Jul-08 22:22:24

My 10 month old has been inhaling penne with pesto for a few months now so another YES

puffylovett Mon 28-Jul-08 22:27:22

i might be talking completely out of my rear end, but I don't think pine nuts are nuts, they are seeds...

ExterminAitch Mon 28-Jul-08 22:30:45

aha, but a lot of times they're actually cashews. not peanuts though, so the gist is the same. <worships puffy right back>

OurHamsterisevil Mon 28-Jul-08 22:34:53

Well that settles it, pasta and pesto for dinner tomorrow night

nobodytoldme Tue 29-Jul-08 10:43:03

Is the salt content in the ready made stuff ok though? Or do all you domestic goddesses make your own!

ExterminAitch Tue 29-Jul-08 13:36:25

i just always figured that the actual amount of salt wasn't very much, given that you were only adding a teaspoon if that. plus i used to cut it with a bit more oil, as i recall.

hughjarssss Tue 29-Jul-08 13:39:59

What brand does everyone buy thats ok for babies?
I would like to give my 8 month pesto

puffylovett Wed 30-Jul-08 20:44:22

Sacla normally, or aldi's own the other day !

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