Spring greens pear & apple

with a hint of mint

This smooth puree is a delicious combination of fresh ingredients, packed full of greens; creamy spinach and courgette with sweet peas and juicy apple and pear, rounded off with a fresh zingy hint of mint.


  • 40g Baby Spinach, washed
  • 60g courgette, chopped
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • A pinch of chopped fresh mint or dried, ground mint
  • 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored and chopped


  • Steam the apples, pear and peas for 8 minutes
  • Add the courgette and spinach for another 6 minutes
  • Take off the heat and drain, reserving a little of the water (or use boiling water if using an electric steamer) add the mint and puree. Add a little of the reserved water or freshly boiled water to the puree if it is too thick.