46 easy-cook winter recipes for babies

Quick and healthy meals including casseroles, pies, bakes, curries, soups, porridge, puddings and purees


Baby pies and bakes

  • Mini fish pies with cheesy potato topping (above) – Make a batch of 6 of these individual fish pies and keep them in the freezer, suitable from 9 months
  • Aubergine and tomato bake – A delicious vegetable bake with melted mozzarella creating a tasty mix, suitable tom 10 months
  • Creamy beef pasta bake –  Rich beef pasta bake with ricotta, tomato and herbs, suitable from 9 months 
  • Meat-free spaghetti bolognese – Bolognese made from soya mince, a nutritious vegetarian alternative suitable for babies from 9 months
  • Traditional lasagne – Hearty lasagne made from beef, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs, suitable from 9 months
  • Shepherd’s pie – Try this dish with lamb or beef, suitable from 10 months
  • Mini moussaka – This traditional lamb moussaka is full of tasty aubergine, tomatoes and cheese, suitable from 8 months
  • Tuna pasta bake – Tuna, cheese and sweetcorn pasta bake great served with a tomato and cumber salad, suitable from 11 months
  • Vegetarian lasagne with green lentils – Great vegetarian alternative to this italian classic, lentils for added protein, suitable from 11 months
  • Minced lamb bake – Baked lamb dish which replaces pasta sheets with slices of tomato for a healthier alternative to lasagne, suitable from 11 months
  • Mini jacket potatoes with ratatouille – This easy-to-make ratatouille makes a nutritious potato filling that can be enjoyed by the whole family, suitable from 9 months

Baby casseroles & hotpots and stews

  • Lamb Rice Casserole (above) – Quick and easy casserole recipe that can be enjoyed by the whole family, suitable from 8 months
  • Lancashire Hotpot – Traditional lamb dish, topped with sliced potatoes, suitable from 9 months
  • Country vegetable casserole – This warming casserole is a great way to introduce new veg to your baby’s diet, suitable from 9 months
  • Winter vegetable casserole – Wholesome, warming veggie stew perfect for the family to enjoy on a chilly winters day, suitable from 9 months
  • Wholesome bean casserole – Warming bean and vegetable casserole with parsley, Suitable from 10 months
  • Aubergine and tomato bake – A delicious vegetable bake with melted mozzarella creating a tasty mix, suitable tom 10 months

Baby curries and chilli

  • Mild chicken curry (above) – Creamy coconut chicken curry with carrots and onion, suitable from 11 months
  • Baby’s first chilli – This traditional homemade Mexican chilli is suitable for the whole family to enjoy with rice or jacket potato
  • Mild lamb curry recipe for baby – Delicious lamb curry with dried fruits, touch of spice and coconut milk, perfect for the whole family to enjoy, suitable for babies from 9 months
  • Chicken and raisin korma – This simple and delicious chicken curry recipe is made mild enough for baby with creamy coconut milk, suitable from 8 months
  • Aubergine and red pepper curry – Aubergine, peppers, onion, potato and tomatoes make up this veggie-packed curry, suitable from 7 months
  • Mild vegetable korma – A gentle introduction to new tastes including curry flavours and coconut, suitable from 9 months

Stews and soups for babies

  • Slow-cooked beef stew (above) – Melt in the mouth beef stew with parsley and thyme, suitable from 11 months
  • Chicken and lentil stew – Packed with veggies, protein and flavoured with thyme, this recipe is suitable for babies from 9 months
  • Minty lamb stew – Nutritious stew packed with protein and vegetables, suitable from 10 months
  • Mediterranean fish stew – This tasty stew uses white fish and a medley of vegetables, suitable from 8 months
  • Superhero soup – Carrot and butternut squash soup, packed with vitamins, suitable from 10 months
  • Tender beef stew with dumplings – A warming beef stew with potato dumplings, flavoured with parsley, suitable from 9 months
  • Pasta, carrot and lentil soup – This easy-to-make vegetarian soup is made with lentils for extra protein, suitable from 9 months

Purees and mash for young babies


Warming breakfast porridge

  • Apple and cinnamon porridge (above) – Add apple and cinnamon to this simple porridge, suitable from 7 monthsPear and
  • Cinnamon Porridge – Use pears or apples for this fruit-packed breakfast, suitable from 7 months
  • Banana porridge – Spice up your baby’s breakfast with this banana, raisins and cinnamon recipe, suitable from 7 months
  • Berry porridge – Use blueberries and raspberries for this vitamin-packed porridge, suitable from 8 months

Winter puddings for babies

  • Spiced apple puree (above) – Nutmeg and cinnamon spice up this fruit puree to tickle baby’s tastebuds, suitable for first weaning
  • Stewed rhubarb crumble – Rhubarb crumble with an almond and cinnamon crumble topping, suitable from 10 months
  • Apple crumble – Quick-to-make treat for you little one, suitable from 10 months
  • Homemade banana custard – Quick-and-easy baked custard with banana, vanilla and a pinch of cinnamon, suitable from 9 months
  • Baked apple with raisins and fromage frais – Delicious baked apple recipe with raisins and cinnamon, suitable from 10 months

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