Mother and Baby

Cod, apple and cous cous balls

Section: Dinner ideas
  • Serves: Makes 20 balls
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes Cook: 20 minutes


This is a fantastic recipe for those who have a fussy eater as it lets baby exercise their independent side. It’s packed full of essential nutrients making it a nutritionally complete mouthful, so mum and dad are happy too.

Suitable from six months +

  1. Measure all of the ingredients except the egg yolk into a food processor. Whizz until finely chopped. Add the egg yolk and season lightly (for babies 12 months +). Shape into 20 balls.
  2. Place on a baking sheet lined with non-stick baking paper and drizzle with a little oil.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes turning over halfway through the cooking time.

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  • Author: Annabel Karmel Annabel Karmel
  • Job Title: Children's Food Expert

M&B's resident weaning expert Annabel Karmel has over 25 years of experience in children's nutrition and is a best-selling author... 45 cookbooks and counting! 

She even received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. 

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