Smooth Pumpkin and Lentil Puree

  • Yield : 1 cup
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 15m

Smooth pumpkin & lentil puree

Smooth and creamy this pumpkin and lentil puree for baby is a simple and delicious puree to try. You can mix it up by adding other steamed vegetables, or cooked lean meat. Want more inspiration? Check out our 50 baby puree ideas.

Nutrition Note: The natural sweetness of pumpkin is a perfect match for the very savoury brown lentils.  This will help your baby accept and enjoy brown lentils particularly if it’s the first time you’re introducing them to your bub.

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  • 1 cup chopped pumpkin
  • ½ cup tinned brown lentils, no added salt, drained and rinsed


Step 1

Place the pumpkin in a streamer tray over a saucepan of boiling water, cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until soft. Combine the pumpkin and lentils and puree until smooth

Step 2

Tip: try roasting your pumpkin pieces for even more flavour. -

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Chantelle on July 15, 2015

    Hi, just wondered if ths recipe is suitable for a 7 month old and ok to freeze?

    • posted by Jess on July 18, 2015

      Hi Chantelle, yes this is OK for a 7 month old and great for the freezer. Enjoy, Jx


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