Green vegetable puree

Green vegetable puree


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About this recipe: A nutritious and wholesome homemade baby food, suitable for older babies. Broccoli is pureed with chard, peas and spinach. It's also a fantastic puree to go with fish or chicken.


Serves: 4 

  • 50g broccoli florets
  • 20g chopped Swiss chard
  • 85g peas
  • 15g fresh spinach
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover and bring the water to the boil over high heat. Arrange the broccoli and Swiss chard on the steamer, recover and steam for 5 to 6 minutes depending on thickness. Add the peas, spinach and garlic; continue to steam until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes more. Remove the vegetables from the steamer and reserve 125ml of the hot water.
  2. Place the vegetables, hot water and lemon juice into a liquidiser. Hold down the lid of the liquidiser with a folded tea towel and carefully start the liquidiser, using a few quick pulses to get the vegetables moving before leaving it on to puree.
  3. Cool before serving or divide the puree into four equal portions and freeze in resealable plastic bags for future use.

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