Baby sandwiches with chopped salad

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



  • thin sliced wholemeal bread 3 slices
  • hummus 20g
  • cream cheese 25g
  • tin of tuna chunks 1
  • mayonnaise 1 dessert spoon
  • raspberry fruit spread 1 jar, such as St Dalfour, can be bought in health food shops and most supermarkets
  • whole avocado 1/2, mashed
  • Cherry tomatoes 1 dessert spoon, chopped
  • whole cucumber 1/4, finely diced
  • leaf lettuce 1, any variety, shredded
  • Olive oil 1 drizzle


  • 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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