Vegetarian Weaning Recipes

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Here are four yummy and easy to prepare vegetarian recipes for babies starting on solids.

vegetarian weaning recipes

Here are four yummy and easy to prepare vegetarian recipes for babies starting on solids.

Blended vegetables

Vegetarian

Good sauce of Vitamins and Iron

What you need:

1 small potato, peeled

1 small piece pumpkin, peeled

1/2 cup carrot, grated

1 small piece green leafy vegetable (broccoli, zucchini, lettuce)

What you do:

Using a steamer, bring a small amount of water to the boil.

Add the vegetables, cover with a tight fitting lid and cook quickly until vegetables are soft.

Press vegetables through a strainer or puree in a blender or food processor.

Banana puree

Vegetarian

Good source of potassium and calcium

What you need:

1 small ripe banana

1-2 tsps of baby rice

2 tbsps of milk

What you do:

Mash the banana well until smooth.

Mix the rice and milk, and stir into the banana.

Adjust the texture with milk or rice to make a runnier or firmer purée.

Broccoli and cauliflower puree

Vegetarian

Good source of vitamin C and Iron

What you need:

1 large floret broccoli

1 large floret cauliflower

Baby's usual milk

What you do:

Steam the vegetables until they are tender.

Purée in a blender and adjust the texture with boiled cooled water or baby's usual milk.

Sweet potato mash

Vegetarian

Good source of betacarotene

What you need:

1 sweet potato

Baby's usual milk

What you do:

Boil the sweet potato until it is tender.

Drain and mash well, adding baby's usual milk to make a suitable consistency.

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