Baby sandwiches with chopped salad

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

  • 3 slices thin sliced wholemeal bread
  • 20g hummus
  • 25g cream cheese
  • 1 tin tuna chunks
  • 1 dessert spoon mayonnaise
  • 1 jar raspberry fruit spread, (Such as St Dalfour. Can be bought in health food shops and most supermarkets)
  • 0.5 whole avocado, mashed
  • 1 dessert spoon cherry tomato, chopped
  • 0.25 whole cucumber, finely diced
  • 1 leaf lettuce, any variety, shredded
  • 1 drizzle olive oil


  • 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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