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Lentil and Vegetable Purée Recipe by Annabel Karmel

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Lentil and Vegetable Purée Recipe by Annabel Karmel
  • Serves: 6
  • Preparation time: 40 minutes


  1. Heat the vegetable oil and sauté the onion, carrots and celery for 5 minutes. Rinse the lentils and add to the pan.
  2. Add the sweet potato and sauté for 1 minute. Pour in the passata and 1 tbsp of water. Cover and cook for about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese until melted. Puree in a blender until it reaches the desired consistency.

Annabel Karmel Baby and Toddler Meal Planner bookRecipe taken from the 25th Anniversary Edition of Annabel’s New Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner (Ebury, £14.99). Filled with timeless classics and brand new recipes, visit for more information.

  • Author: Annabel Karmel Annabel Karmel
  • Job Title: Children's Food Expert

M&B's resident weaning expert Annabel Karmel has over 25 years of experience in children's nutrition and is a best-selling author... 45 cookbooks and counting! 

She even received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. 

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