Chicken and root vegetable mash

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This meat and veg mash is a great way to let your baby join in the family roast dinner, suitable from 7 months

Chicken and root vegetable mash
  • 50g chicken, diced
  • 1 whole sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 whole carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 whole parsnip, peeled and diced
  • 25g cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 pinch oregano, (dried)


  • Step 1

    Boil the diced vegetables together until tender, then drain and add the oregano. Stir to mix.

  • Step 2

    While the veg is cooking, fry the chicken in a little vegetable oil until fully cooked, and chop into 1cm pieces. 

  • Step 3

    Mix the chicken into the cooked veg, and add the grated cheese and let it melt.  

  • Step 4

    Mash the mixture thoroughly, leaving small lumps.

  • You can use ready cooked leftover chicken for this recipe, and vary it by using other vegetables, so it’s a great way of letting your baby join in with a family roast dinner. 

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