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Winter vegetable casserole

  • 6 to 8
  • A little work

Wholesome, warming veggie stew perfect for the family to enjoy on a chilly winters day, suitable from 9 months

winter vegetable casserole for babies
  • 1 leek
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 courgette
  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • 30g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp mixed herb
  • 1 tbsp chive
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 300ml very low salt vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp cornflour
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Method

  • Step 1

    Parboil the potatoes for eight minutes before draining and setting aside.

  • Step 2

    Chop the leek, carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes and courgette into small, bite size pieces and place in a casserole dish.

  • Step 3

    Pour stock over the vegetables, cover with a lid and bake in the oven at 200C/400F/Gas mark 6 for 30 minutes until the vegetables are nearly cooked.

  • Step 4

    Remove from the oven and add enough cornflour to thicken the sauce.

  • Step 5

    Cover with breadcrumbs and grated cheese and return to the oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese browns.

  • Step 6

    Blend or mash until correct consistency for your baby.

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