First tastes

A spoooky veggie first tastes for tiny taste buds!

A great way to use up your pumpkin after Halloween fun!

  • Makes

    60
  • Prep

    15
  • Cook

    15
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  • Freeze

     

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  • Vegetarian
  • Soya free
  • Nut free
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free

Ingredients

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  • 1 x small/medium pumpkin

Method

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  1. Cut the pumpkin in half and scoop out the seeds.
  2. Peel the pumpkin.
  3. Cut the flesh into ½ inch cubes.
  4. Steam or boil the pumpkin in a saucepan over a medium heat for 15 minutes, or until very tender.
  5. Puree the pumpkin with 4-5 tablespoons of cooking water (to help retain some nutrients, remember to save water when draining pumpkin) in a food processor or using a hand blender until super smooth.
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To make the taste a little more familiar, why not blend with your baby's usual milk instead of water.

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Handy tips

If your little one pulls a funny face, don't worry it's just reeeally new. Remember, it can take 8 tries before learning to accept a new food

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