Vegetarian weaning recipes

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We have taken the guesswork out of feeding your baby! Here are four yummy and easy to prepare vegetarian recipes for babies starting on solids.

 

Weaning recipes

Learn some vegetarian weaning recipes for your baby

Weaning your baby can seem like a daunting task. But don’t worry – here are some recipe suggestions for healthy vegetarian weaning foods.

Weaning recipe 1: Vegetable blend

Good source of vitamins and iron

Ingredients:

1 small potato, peeled

1 small piece pumpkin, peeled

1/2 cup carrot, grated

1 small piece of a green leafy vegetable (such as broccoli, zucchini, lettuce)

Instructions:

Using a steamer, bring a small amount of water to the boil. Add the vegetables, cover with a tight fitting lid and cook quickly until vegetables are soft. Finally press vegetables through a strainer or puree in a blender or food processor.

Weaning recipe 2: Banana puree

Good source of potassium and calcium

Ingredients:

1 small ripe banana

1-2 tsps of baby rice

2 tbsps of milk

Instructions:

Mash the banana well until smooth. Then mix the rice and milk, and stir into the banana. Adjust the texture with milk or rice to make a runnier or firmer purée.

 

Weaning recipe 3: Broccoli and cauliflower puree

Good source of vitamin C and Iron

Ingredients:

1 large floret of broccoli

1 large floret of cauliflower

Baby’s usual milk

Instructions:

Steam the vegetables until they are tender. Purée in a blender and adjust the texture with boiled cooled water or baby’s usual milk.

Weaning recipe 4: Sweet potato mash

Good source of beta carotene and fibre.

Ingredients:

1 sweet potato

Baby’s usual milk

Instructions:

Boil the sweet potato until it is tender. When done, drain and mash well, adding baby’s usual milk to make a suitable consistency.

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