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Lovely Lentils Baby Puree

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Makes

6

Portions
.Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

5

minutes
.

30

minutes cooking time
.140 C°, 275 F°, Gas Mark 1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 100g carrot, chopped
  • 15g celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 50g split red lentils
  • 200g sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 400ml vegetable or chicken stock, or water

Method

  1. Saute the onion, carrot and celery in the vegetable oil for about 5 minutes or until softened
  2. Add the lentils and sweet potato and pour over the stock or water
  3. Bring to the boil, turn down the heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes
  4. Puree in a blender

From 'New Compete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner' Ebury Press

Adding lentils to a baby puree provides a good source of protein and beta-carotene and also folate, fibre and vitamin C. Orange-fleshed sweet potato is an excellent source of beta-carotene and this lentil recipe makes a sweet, soft, smooth puree that appeals to young babies. This is a simple homemade and healthy lentils recipe for babies.

Zainab Jagot Ahmed

Zainab Jagot Ahmed

Prior to becoming a mummy, Zainab worked in marketing for almost 10 years in the fashion, entertainment and retail industries. Easy Indian SuperMeals for babies, toddlers and the family by Zainab Jagot Ahmed is a new book, due for publication in September 2014, for 7 months to 5 year+ children, as well as the whole family!

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