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Baby sandwiches with chopped salad

Great for picnics or days out, these sandwiches are suitable from 8 months

  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
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Ingredients

  • 3 Slices of wholemeal bread
  • 20g Hummus
  • 25g Cream cheese
  • 1 Tin of tuna chunks
  • 1tbsp Mayonnaise
  • A jar of raspberry fruit spread such as St Dalfour, can be bought in health food shops and most supermarkets
  • ½ Avocado, mashed
  • 1tbsp Cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ Cucumber, finely diced
  • 1 Leaf lettuce, any variety, shredded
  • A drizzle of olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Use one slice of bread per filling.

  • STEP 2

    Spread the hummus thinly over one slice then fold in half, cut off the crusts, cut into fingers and then cut each finger in half lengthways.

  • STEP 3

    Spread the cream cheese over another slice followed by some raspberry spread and repeat folding and cutting as before.

  • STEP 4

    And for the tuna, mix with mayonaise and mashed avocado, spread thinly and fold and cut as before.

  • STEP 5

    For the salad, mix the chopped vegetables, add a drizzle of olive oil and arrange on a plate with the sandwiches.

  • Try another fruit spread, such as apricot or blueberry, depending on what your baby likes.
  • Or add a mashed banana to the cream cheese.
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