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Oatcakes with vegetable dip

Blend together cream cheese, tomatoes, pepper and butternut squash for this delicious dip, suitable from 11 months

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  • 250g mascarpone or cream cheese
  • 0.5 whole butternut squash, cubed
  • 0.5 whole red pepper
  • 1tsp tomato puree
  • 1 drizzle olive oil
  • 1 packet oatcake, (to serve)

Method

  • Step 1

    Put the squash and pepper in a roasting dish and bake in the oven at 220oC for 20 minutes until soft.

  • Step 2

    Leave to cool, then peel of the skins and finely chop before adding to the cream cheese with the tomato puree and a drizzle of olive oil. 

  • Step 3

    Pulse in a blender to desired consistency and serve with oatcakes.

Cream cheese is a good base for a baby’s first dip. Make an alternative version by adding mashed avocado, cooked, mashed peas, and a finely chopped sprig of mint to the cheese.

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