Butternut squash and banana puree

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Experiment with different flavours for this easy puree recipe, suitable for a baby's first solid food

  • 1 whole butternut squash
  • 1 whole ripe banana


  • Step 1

    Prick the whole butternut squash all over with a fork, wrap in foil and place on a baking tray. Bake in the oven at 180C/350F/Gas mark 4, for 1 hour.

  • Step 2

    Remove the squash from the oven and leave to cool. Cut in half, scrape out the seeds and scoop out the flesh.

  • Step 3

    Place the flesh in a bowl with the chopped banana and mash together.