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Chicken and carrot puree

Meat and vegetables can be cooked and puréed together to make baby food.
  • - 200 grams boneless chicken meat (breast or thigh)
  • - 1 tablespoon oil
  • - 2 medium sized kūmara
  • - 1 carrot
  • - ½ teaspoon mixed herbs
  • - 1 cup water
  1. 1. Remove any skin from the chicken and cut into one centimetre cubes.
  2. 2. Peel the vegetables and chop into one centimetre cubes.
  3. 3. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the chicken and cook until it starts to colour.
  4. 4. Add the vegetables and cook stirring for one minute.
  5. 5. Add the water and herbs and cook until the chicken is tender, about 15 minutes.
  6. 6. Cool for 10 minutes and purée with a food processor or blender until smooth.
  7. 7. Freeze leftover cooled purée in ice cube trays.
If puréed until very smooth, this recipe can be fed to a baby when starting solid foods at around 6 months.