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      Tasty tuna & veg bake

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      Tasty tuna & veg bake

      Suitable from around 10+ months

      Cooking time: 35 minutes

      Ingredients

      • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
      • ½ small onion, peeled and chopped
      • 1 stick celery, chopped
      • 1 large red pepper, deseeded and chopped
      • 1 medium green pepper, deseeded and chopped
      • 1 large courgette, trimmed and chopped
      • 250g (8oz) risotto rice
      • 1 litre (1¾ pints) boiling water
      • 185g can tuna fish in spring water
      • 10 basil leaves

      Method

      1. Put the oil, onion and celery in a large pan and stir-fry over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
      2. Add the chopped peppers and courgette, put the lid on and cook for another 5 minutes.
      3. Stir in the rice then add 500ml (1 pint) of boiling water and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally.
      4. Pour in more water after about 10 minutes and cook for another 10 minutes before adding the tuna fish and tearing in the basil leaves.
      5. Leave for 5 minutes.
      6. Put the mixture into a blender or food processor and pulse a few times so that the mixture looks like it's been chopped into small chunky pieces.

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