Annabel Karmel’s Baby Chicken and Pea Carbonara

Suitable for 9 months onwards

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes


  • 50g small pasta shapes
  • 25g peas
  • 2 tablespoons of full fat milk
  • 1 medium British Lion egg yolk
  • 15g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 25g cooked chicken, diced
  • 15g ripe avocado, diced


  1. Cook the pasta in boiling water according to the packet instructions.
  2. Add the peas 3 minutes before the end of the cooking time.
  3. Mix the milk, raw yolk and cheese together in a small bowl.
  4. Drain the pasta and peas, and tip back into the saucepan.
  5. Quickly add the egg mixture and stir over a low heat for a few seconds until the sauce has thickened and is coating the pasta.
  6. Add the chicken and avocado and serve at once.

The FSA advises that runny eggs are back on the menu for babies, as long as they’re British Lion.


Credit: British Lion eggs with Annabel Karmel




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