Carrot, Pumpkin and Lentil Mash
Gluten-free No-added-salt Vegetarian No-added-egg
- ¼ cup red lentils
- 1 cup peeled, diced carrot
- 1 cup peeled, diced pumpkin (seeds removed)
- 1 ¼ to 1 ½ cups water
- Optional: A little follow-on formula powder* or milk
Stove or oven method:
Rinse lentils well to remove any husks.
Cook with rest of vegetables in a pot. Begin with 1 ¼ cups of water and adding extra if needed.
Cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until carrot is soft. Drain as necessary, reserving liquid.
Mash well with potato masher. Or blend into a purée, adding liquid as needed.
Cool to suit baby.
This healthy vegetable mash can be boosted with follow-on formula.
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