Pic of Butternut purée

Butternut purée

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Butternut purée

Main Serves 4 20 min
This makes a great first food for your baby and is suitable for first weaning (6-9 months). Freeze in ice cube trays for easy portion control. Suitable for weaning, butternut squash is easily digestible.


  • 1 medium butternut squash


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Use a veg peeler (easiest) or sharp knife to peel the squash. Cut the squash in ½ lengthways. Scoop out any seeds and discard them.
  • Step 2

    Cut the flesh into cubes. Steam or boil the squash for 10 minutes until soft.
  • Step 3

    If you've boiled your squash, drain it. Transfer to a food processor or blender and blitz until very smooth.

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