Butternut Squash with Carrot Purée


Butternut squash and other root vegetables make good baby food in the first few weeks due to their naturally sweet flavour and smooth texture once pureed. A delicious butternut squash recipe for your baby.

Butternut Squash with Carrot Purée
6 minutes
20 minutes
Best for
6 portions
Suitable for freezing


  • 1/2 butternut squash
  • 1 carrot
  • A knob of butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp baby rice

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  1. Peel and chop the butternut squash and carrot.
  2. Steam for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Puree with a knob of butter and the milk and stir in the baby rice.


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  • Hi mums.. Im trying this recipe now. Im trying to use a new diff variety for my son hes 6 months nxt week. Any tips i be so greatful x

    29 Dec 2013

  • can u freeze this with the milk in it? or do u have to add the milk when u defrost it :/

    29 Sep 2012

  • my son is now 5 months old, he loves butternut squash, i use in my recipe a knob of butter and some herbs (rosemary,basil and tyme) there is very rarely any left at the end.

    03 May 2010

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