Lentil and vegetable puree

This is one of Annabel Karmel's most popular baby purees. It is a rich source of protein, iron and calcium.
By Annabel Karmel
Lentil and vegetable puree
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 50 g chopped onions, or leek
  • 100 g carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 15 g celery, chopped
  • 50 g split red lentils
  • 250 g sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into small dice
  • 200 ml passata
  • g mature cheddar cheese

Method

1. Heat the vegetable oil and saute the onion, carrots and celery for 5 minutes.

2. Rinse the lentils and add to the pan, along with the sweet potato. Cook for 1 minute.

3. Pour in the passatta and 1 tablespoon of water. Cover and cook for about 30 minutes.

4. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese until melted.
Puree with a hand blender and serve.

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