Weaning recipe: Carrot & swede purée

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

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 5
  • fat 0.1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 0.7g
  • sugars 0.6g
  • fibre 0.3g
  • protein 0.1g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 2 large carrots (about 200g), peeled and cut into chunks
  • ¼ swede (about 200g), peeled and cut into chunks
  • baby's milk


  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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