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Butternut Squash and Apple Purée

Butternut Squash and Apple Purée

This is a lovely simple recipe that allows you to cook the butternut squash without having to peel it! Squash is a wonderful first food for your baby and is high in vitamins and calcium. You can serve this as a finger food by chopping into bite size pieces or simply pureeing it down to your desired consistency and serve to your weaning baby.

Cook time: 40 minutes
Makes: 9 x 60ml / 2oz

1 butternut squash
2 Red apples
Pinch of cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Prepare your butternut squash by cutting it in half and scooping out the seeds.
  3. Place the butternut squash halves face up on a roasting tray.
  4. Peel and cube your apples and place inside the butternut squash where the seeds where. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  5. Roast in oven for 40 minutes or until the skin puckers and the flesh feels soft. 
  6. Scoop out the squash and apples, and blend as needed, adding water to thin if required. You may also chop or dice and serve them up as a finger food meal.
  7. Store portions in your weaning pots and freeze extras for future use.

*This recipe is also nice served with brown rice.

Weaning and Storage
4-6 months – Blended to Runny Puree
6-7 months - Smooth and slightly thicker puree, no lumps
7-8 months - Thicker puree with increased texture
8-9 months - Minced and mashed with soft lumps.
9-12 months – Minced and finely chopped.

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