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6+ months

Cream of Pumpkin

Serves2

Time preparation10mn

Time cooking15mn

Time Total25mn

Ingredients

• 250g pumpkin or butternut squash

• 60ml (4tbsp) of baby’s usual milk*

*This can be expressed breast milk or your baby’s usual formula made up according to the instructions on pack.

Utensils

• Saucepan

• Handheld blender or food processor

Instructions

1. Peel the pumpkin and cut into small cubes.

2. Cook the pumpkin in a pan of boiling water, for about 10-15 minutes until tender, drain.

3. Blend the pumpkin with the milk using a handheld blender or food processor. Do not add any salt.

4. Serve warm.

Tip

You could change this pumpkin baby food by replacing the pumpkin with sweet potato, butternut squash or yam. Cool any leftovers and transfer to ice cube trays and freeze to provide convenient portions for future use.

Good to Know

Pumpkin is a great weaning food. It is naturally sweet, and high in Beta Carotene which the body converts to Vitamin A.