Friday, September 14, 2012

baby noms: pork with sage and sweet potato

our sage is coming back to life after dying back over the winter, so i thought i'd use some in some of arty's dinners.


 pork with sage and sweet potato

ingredients

1 cup sweet potato, scrubbed and diced
100g pork mince
1/2 tbsp fresh sage, finely sliced
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 tsp olive oil


method
  • place sweet potatoes in a small pan of water and boil until tender. reserve some of the cooking water when they are done.
  • meanwhile, heat oil in another small pan, and sweat onions over medium heat until they start to go translucent
  • add the sage (it will smell so good!) and continue to sweat for another minute
  • add pork mince, and cook until the pork is cooked through and has started to brown slightly
  • place sweet potatoes, and pork into blender and puree. add some of the sweet potato cooking water to adjust texture.

this puree smells genuinely delicious, and is a great protein hit for your baby. it's also a good way to begin to introduce the newer flavours of herbs to their palette. 

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