• Makes 36
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 3 Ingredients

A quick and colourful baby puree, great to make, freeze and share

Ingredients (makes 36 baby food cubes)

  • 1/4 small butternut pumpkin, diced
  • 250g chicken mince
  • 200g corn kernals (drained and rinsed)


  1. Steam pumpkin until soft (reserve water for puree once pumpkin is steamed).
  2. Cook minced chicken in a non-stick pan.
  3. Add corn and steamed pumpkin to chicken mince.
  4. Add some cooking water 1-2 tablespoons at a time and blend to achive the desired consistency.
  5. Freeze in ice cube trays


I find that this is great as a pasta sauce for older bubbies. The recipe can be modified to be a more appropriate texture for older babies. With the quantities this makes I found that it was great to swap for other purees with other mums so bubs was not eating the same thing all the time.

  • My baby loves this combination. We just boil a chicken tender though and cook the rest then purĂ©e. Yum!


  • This would be a great puree for younger toddlers.


  • Interested to try this with pasta :)


  • Healthy andgood way to get meat into little ones diet


  • never thought to puree chicken too!


  • Freezing is a great way to keep for a while


  • A nice, simple recipe; thanks so much.


  • Love the idea of using it as a pasta sauce thankyou


  • Thank you for the recipe and the notes. Besides being healthier then store brought, these can be altered to suit what you need.


  • Oh yum! So much better to make your own baby food and it’s not hard or time consuming. So much better for bub


  • this is a great meal for bubs – heck I would eat it too LOL


  • Oh these sound great I must give this recipe a go for my kids


  • I never though to pair puree with pasta. I love that idea.

    • My toddler is loving this combination!


  • Great idea thanks for sharing


  • Can’t wait to try this for my son


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