Boil beef for a child for 1-1.5 hours, in pieces – 40 minutes, in the form of meatballs – half an hour.
How to cook beef for a child
1. Fresh beef, ideally young with good flavor, should be rinsed in cool water. After that, thoroughly clean the piece of excess components (veins and blood) and cut into medium-sized pieces. Meat for children should not be marinated in any way, and in order to give it flavor, it is better to use not coarsely chopped vegetables. 2. Pour the required amount of water into the pan, at least 1 liter per pound of meat, and add the meat, then send it to the fire. 3. For a child, it is advisable to use a second broth, it is lighter and not very rich. After waiting for the meat to boil, collect the resulting foam and drain the first broth. After that, again add 2 liters of water plus onion and carrots, and send everything to the fire. 4. Salt the water, about 10 grams per 2 liters of water. Cook a piece for at least an hour, portioned cubes – 40 minutes. 5. Check the readiness of the meat with a toothpick. If you see that it is not ready, you must continue cooking for 10 minutes. 6. Ready beef is served to the child cooled, finely chopped or pureed, it all depends on the age of the child.Beef for a child in a slow cooker When cooking, you can safely experiment with the number of vegetables and their variety for flavor. Putting all the products in a slow cooker, pour water. It is necessary that the water covers the products by at least 1 centimeter. We select the “Extinguishing” mode and cook the meat for 40-60 minutes. Beef for a child in a steamer Put the beef in a single layer in a steamer, pour water down and turn it on. When the water boils, measure out 40 minutes for chopped small pieces of beef, 30 minutes for small meatballs, and 1 hour for a whole piece of beef. Beef for a baby in a pressure cookerPut a piece or sliced beef into a pressure cooker, pour water, close the pressure valve and cook after clogging for 30 minutes, small pieces – 15 minutes.
– For children, especially if the meat is cooked for the first time, first-class beef or veal fillets are chosen. Choose soft meat – tenderloin, entrecote, meat from the shoulder. – After boiling, the beef should be infused in the broth until it cools, then it will be softer and more aromatic. – Babies cook beef starting from 6 months, as a rule, serving green vegetables with it (broccoli, green beans, etc.). – For the convenience of eating by children, beef before cooking can be chopped and cooked in the form of meatballs. Or chop into small pieces of 50 grams. – Beef is a rather heavy food, so for very young children (up to a year old) they boil it in an amount of up to 50 grams per day once or twice a week. It is extremely important that the sample does not cause an allergy. For the first feeding, offer your child a teaspoon of boiled mashed beef, and gradually (but not every day) increase the feeding rate.