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Zucchini, potato and spinach mash recipe

Vegetable puress are healthy first foods to introduce to your baby when starting baby food. Find baby food recipes including baby purees and baby cereals.



  • 1 small zucchini
  • 1 potato
  • a handful of spinach leaves, chopped finely
  • a teaspoon of water (or breastmilk or formula) - if required


Wash and remove the ends of the zucchini. Cut into chunks.

Peel and dice the potato.

Place potatoes in a small saucepan of boiling water and cook for about 10 minutes.

Add the zucchini and spinach and leave for a few minutes until soft.

Strain the water and blend until smooth, adding water, breast milk or formula if required.

Peel and dice the potato and cook on HIGH in a microwave-safe container for 3 minutes or until soft (cover with plastic wrap but leave a little corner uncovered to let steam escape).

Wash and remove the ends of the zucchini. Cut into chunks.

Add zucchini and spinach to container and cook on HIGH for 1 minute or until zucchini is soft.

Blend together until smooth, adding a little water (or breast milk or formula if required).


  • Alternating vegetable purees with fruit purees when introducing new foods to your baby will give your baby the best chance of developing an interest in new foods and new flavours.
  • Can be frozen for up to four weeks.
  • This recipe was created by Belinda Graham for Kidspot.


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