Sweet Potato with Broccoli and Peas – by leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

When introducing a new bitter flavour it is always worth combining it with one you know your baby already likes or is comfortable with. It’s amazing how a bit of sweet potato can transform an opinion on broccoli!


Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Makes: 3 portions

Suitable for freezing



1 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped

60g broccoli florets, washed

40g frozen peas



  1. Steam the sweet potato for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli florets and steam for another 4 minutes.
  3. Add the frozen peas and steam for 3 minutes.
  4. Blitz the vegetables using an electric hand blender, together with about 75ml of the water from the bottom of the steamer.

For more recipes from Annabel Karmel visit www.annabelkarmel.com

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