Weaning recipe: Lentil & sweet potato purée
- Preparation and cooking time
- makes about 475g
Babies tend to love the taste of sweet potato, here we’ve combined it with lentils which are a rich source of protein, iron and fibre. You can also add a dollop of yogurt for an extra protein boost
- STEP 1
Heat the butter in a saucepan, add the coriander, if using and cook for 1 min. Stir in the lentils and sweet potatoes, then pour in enough water to just cover.
- STEP 2
Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 15 mins or until the lentils and sweet potatoes are tender.
- STEP 3
Drain, then mash together. Stir through the yogurt, if using.