Polenta with butternut parmesan

Polenta with butternut & parmesan

+6 months

Polenta, an italian dish made out of boiled cornmeal, is a perfect food for your growing child. In this dish, we serve it warm and it has a easy-to-eat mashed potatoe-like texture.


Cow's milk

Ingredients for 1 portion

  • 40 g butternut squash

  • 2 tbsp polenta

  • 0.5 tsp parmesan cheese


  1. Prepare the polenta as indicated on the back of the box. The preparation depends on the brand you're using.

  2. Cut the butternut into small cubes and boil or steam until soft. In the meantime, grate the parmesan cheese.

  3. Mash the butternut (or keep the small cubes when your child is 1 year or older) and add the parmesan. Serve the polenta and the butternut separately, so your child starts getting used to not having all their food mixed together.

Also joining the table?

Roast the butternut in the oven with a good amount of olive oil and fresh sage. Season with salt and pepper and serve alongside the polenta. Also, feel free to add some more parmesan cheese, you know you want to!

You will need to add:

  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Sage
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