Recipe: Spinach and potato puree

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Recipe: Spinach and potato puree

It can sometimes be a challenge to get even an unfussy eater to eat healthily. But with this simple and healthy spinach and potato puree baby food recipe, you’ll have your little one going “nom, nom, nom” before you can say, “Here comes the aeroplane.”

This recipe is for children aged seven to nine months who are getting started eating solids. And take note: if eating solids is quite new to your baby, and you’re trying new ingredients, it’s a good idea to wait several days to introduce each new food.

Spinach and potato puree

Suitable age: from 7-9 months

Makes a single serve

This mild-flavoured green puree is a great source of protein, fibre and vitamins – ideal for your baby’s growing body. And with little else to do other than mix mashed potatoes with spinach leaves, it’s a simple solution for any meal of the day.

Additional nutrition info:

  • Vegetarian

Ingredients:

  • 6 spinach leaves, well washed
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup cooked mashed potato

Method:

  1. Remove coarse stalks from spinach. Rinse leaves and place in a small oven-glass casserole pot or bowl. Add water, cover and microwave for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Stir, cover and let cool.
  2. Drain and chop spinach. Add to mashed potato and puree together using a hand-held blender. It’s as simple as that.

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