Butternut squash and chick pea mash

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This simple mash recipe also works with sweet potato or parsnip instead of butternut squash, suitable from 8 months

  • 350g butternut squash
  • 1 drizzle olive oil
  • 50g onion, finely chopped
  • 1 200g can chick peas


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/gas mark 5.

  • Step 2

    Cook the butternut squash in the microwave for 4-5 minutes, until tender.

  • Step 3

    Place the butternut squash in an oven-proof dish, drizzle with olive oil and put in the oven.

  • Step 4

    Roast for around 7 minutes (or until golden) and add the chick peas. Cook for another 3 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Blend or mash to the required consistency.