First Vegetable Puree

The perfect recipe for weaning baby.


  • 125 g carrots (peeled)
  • 125 g floury potatoes (peeled)


  1. Chop the carrots & potatoes into small pieces.
  2. Put in a steamer or colander set over boiling water and cook for about 15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Alternatively, place in a pan and pour over just enough boiling water to cover and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes until soft.
  4. Blend the vegetables to a puree using some of the liquid from the bottom of the steamer or pan.
  5. Spoon a little puree into your baby’s bowl and serve lukewarm. Pour the remainder into sterilised ice-cube trays.
  6. For variation, you can substitute other root vegetables, such as parsnip or swede. Chop, cook and blend as described above.


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