Banana & avocado purée

Weaning recipe: Perfect banana & avocado purée

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 1 (baby), no cook

A sweet and creamy purée, simply made with ripe, nutrient-rich avocado and banana. Yogurt can be added for a protein boost. This classic weaning combination is bound to be a hit with your baby

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per tbsp

  • kcal22
  • fat2g
  • saturates0.3g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0.5g
  • protein0.2g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • ½ small ripe avocado
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • ½ small ripe banana
    Banana

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 1 tbsp yogurt (optional)
    yogurt

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

Method

  1. Halve the avocado, remove the stone and scoop out the centre. Put into baby’s bowl.

  2. Add the banana and mash together with the avocado.

  3. If your baby is already used to purées, you may want to keep this a chunkier consistency.

  4. If you’re introducing your baby to protein, stir through the yogurt. Serve straightaway.

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alicemaryflorence
14th Sep, 2016
5.05
This is lovely. Tastes like banana, just not as sweet, and with all the added goodness from the avocado.
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