Chicken, cheese and courgette mash

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Introduce your baby to courgettes with this cheesy dish packed with vitamin A and calcium, suitable from 7 months

  • 2 tsp olive oil 
  • 1 coarsely chopped skinless chicken breast 
  • 1 small courgette, cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp of your baby’s usual milk 
  • 25g cheddar cheese


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. 

  • Step 2

    Add the chopped chicken and courgette. Cover the pan for 10 minutes while stirring occasionally. Take off the heat when the chicken is cooked through and the courgette soft. 

  • Step 3

    Add the grated cheese to the mixture, followed by your baby’s usual milk.

  • Step 4

    Puree with a blender or mash the mixture to the correct consistency for your baby.