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Weaning recipe: Cauliflower cheese purée

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Makes about 375g

Introduce your baby to cauliflower and cheese with a purée designed for the early days of weaning. Serve one portion then freeze the rest

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per tbsp

  • kcal9
  • fat0.5g
  • saturates0.3g
  • carbs0.3g
  • sugars0.5g
  • fibre0.3g
  • protein0.5g
  • salt0.02g
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  • 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets (about 350g florets)



    A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…

  • 25g grated cheddar



    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • baby's milk



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


  1. Put the cauliflower florets into a steamer over simmering water and cook for around 10-15 mins until tender.

  2. Add the cauliflower, still warm, to a food processor with the cheese and a splash of milk and blitz until smooth. 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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