Chicken & vegetable medley

Serves
2 portions
Cook time
30 mins
Prep time
10 mins

Ingredients

  • 50g butter (small knob, unsalted)
  • 1 leek (white part only)
  • 2 sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 parsnip (peeled and chopped)
  • 50g cooked chicken (finely chopped)
  • 250ml water

Directions

  1. Add the butter to a saucepan and melt on a low heat.
  2. Saute the leek for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped sweet potato and parsnip and cover with the water.
  4. Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken and continue to simmer for 5 more minutes.
  6. Puree or blend to desired consistency.

 

TIP

This is an easy way to introduce meat to baby’s diet. Use leftover cooked chicken from your own dinner or alternatively if you don’t have cooked chicken, add chopped chicken breast to the saucepan and saute with the leeks until cooked then follow the remaining steps.