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From around the seven-month mark, you can introduce red meat into your child’s diet. Red meat has a number of health benefits that your little one will thrive on as they grow, being a vital source of protein, iron, zinc and vitamin B12. Variety is the spice of life even for little ones, so red meat offers a great opportunity to keep things interesting while setting up healthy eating from a young age. We’ve gathered the best pork and beef mince recipes for babies, as well as lamb mince recipes for you to try.

2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 1 carrot, finely diced 1 zucchini, diced 250g liver, sliced 1 sweet potato, diced 2 tomatoes, diced ½ cup water, if required

1 tbsp vegetable or canola oil ½ onion, finely chopped ½ celery stick, finely chopped 1 small clove garlic, crushed ½ can kidney beans in water, drained and rinsed 100g lean minced beef 300g canned diced tomatoes (salt reduced) ½ tsp dried cumin ½ tsp dried coriander Pinch of mild chilli powder