Sweet potato, pea and quinoa purée

Sweet potato, pea and quinoa purée
Quinoa was the staple grain food of the Incas of Peru. It has gained popularity in recent years and it can now be described as a super food as it is remarkably high in protein. It also supplies fiber, vitamins B and E, calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus.
 

250g sweet potato, peeled and chopped

150g frozen peas

150g eating apples, peeled and chopped

200g quinoa, rinsed

500ml no-salt vegetable stock

Steam the sweet potato, apples and peas (adding the apples and peas towards the end).

Prepare the quinoa by adding 500ml of stock to the pan bring to the boil, then reduce and simmer for 20 minutes.

Blend together and purée to the desired texture for baby. 

Serves
4

Main ingredients
Vegetables

Recipe Type
Vegetarian

Special Info
Gluten free, Egg free, Vegetarian, Dairy free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

Writer Siobhan is the owner of Mummycooks.ie, who want to inspire, educate and empower parents to feed their children healthy, home-cooked food. Her blog is a great resource for feeding your child with lots of tips and recipes.
 
For more advice and some great family-friendly recipes, check out the Mummycooks website.
 

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