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Knobbly mince

NZ Beef and Lamb

Suitable from 6 months


  • 1 small carrot, peeled and grated
  • ½ kumara, peeled and grated
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 100g lean beef or lamb mince
  • ½ cup beef or vegetable stock or use ¼ tsp stock powder to ½ cup water
  • 1Tbsp tomato purée*


1. Microwave or boil carrot and kumara in a little water until soft.

2. Heat oil in frying pan, add mince and stir well breaking up with the back of a spoon as it cooks until it forms small pieces about the size of a pea.

3. Add carrot, kumara and stock. Cover and simmer until the meat and vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

Babies 6-7 months

Purée the meat and vegetable mixture in a food processor or baby mouli. Mix with a little of baby’s milk if necessary to achieve a smooth consistency your baby can swallow.

Parents and babies from 8 months

*Add 1 Tbsp of tomato purée when adding vegetables.