Broad bean, broccoli and ricotta puree

Broad beans are often forgotten in weaning, but this is a lovely fresh green puree that can be given any time of the year if you use frozen vegetables it also has the bonus of taking minutes to make!

Preparation: 5 minutes | Cooking: 8 minutes | Suitable from 6 months | Makes 4 portions | Suitable for freezing

  • 10 Portions

  • 13 mins

    prep time
  • 10 mins

    Cook time
  • suitable for freezing
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  • 200g broad beans, fresh or frozen, shelled
  • 200g broccoli floret and stem, fresh or frozen
  • 20g butter, melted
  • Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 100g ricotta


  • Place the broad beans and broccoli in a steamer and steam for 6-8 minutes until the broccoli is soft and easily pierced with a knife.
  • Remove from the steamer and add to a bowl or food processor with the melted butter, ricotta and a few grates of the fresh nutmeg. Blend to a puree