Mother and Baby

Lentil Puree With Tomato & Cheese

Section: Recipes
  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion, carrots, celery and garlic for 5 minutes.
  2. Tip the lentils into a sieve and rinse under running water, drain then add to the pan. Add the sweet potato and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Pour in the passata and water, then cover and cook for about 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese until melted. Blend until smooth.


Suitable from 6 months 


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