Meal Type:
Baby food
Prep Time:
5 minutes
Cooking Time:
15 minutes / 60 minutes
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Available all year round, this is a staple first food. You can simply bake or steam a little more than you need for your dinner and purée it for your baby. Remember not to add any salt or seasonings to your baby’s portion.


  • Pumpkin or Butternut Squash


  1. Peel, deseed and cut into even sized pieces then steam or boil until soft - around 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Blend with a little of the cooking water to make a smooth purée.
  3. Alternatively bake pumpkin pieces for around 45 minutes to 1 hour in an oven heated to 180oC.
  4. Scoop out the cooked flesh and mash with a little cold boiled water or expressed breastmilk.

Suitable for freezing


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