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Try this nutrient-rich cheese and vegetable mash when your baby is ready to move on from smooth purées. Suitable from 7 months+


  • 150g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 60g broccoli florets
  • 4tbsp of your baby’s usual milk
  • Knob unsalted butter
  • 25g Gruyère or Cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Put the potatoes and carrot in a saucepan, cover with boiling water and cook for about 20 minutes until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, steam the broccoli for 7-8 minutes until tender.
  3. Mash the drained potatoes and carrot with the broccoli, milk, butter and cheese. Freeze any leftovers in an ice cube tray or small plastic containers.

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