A chopping board with the ingredients for carrot & swede purée

Weaning recipe: Carrot & swede purée

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Makes about 375g

A first purée for your little one, try this carrot and swede blend, packed with vitamins that you can make with their usual breast milk or formula

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per tbsp

  • kcal5
  • fat0.1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs0.7g
  • sugars0.6g
  • fibre0.3g
  • protein0.1g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 large carrots (about 200g), peeled and cut into chunks
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • ¼ swede (about 200g), peeled and cut into chunks
    Two slices of swede

    Swede

    sw-ee-d

    A member of the cabbage family, the swede is often confused with the turnip, though they look…

  • baby's milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

Method

  1. Put the carrots and swede into a steamer over simmering water and cook for about 20 mins until tender.

  2. Blitz to a purée in a food processor with a splash of milk (or water from the saucepan) to create a smooth texture. You may need to scrape the sides of the bowl a few times while blitzing to get a smooth consistency throughout.

  3. Serve one portion and divide the rest between small containers or ice cube trays and freeze.

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