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Tuna mayo jackets recipe

Introduce your baby to a lunchtime classic – jacket potato with a tuna and mayonnaise filling. Served with carrot and cucumber sticks on the side.

Age: 7 to 9 months

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Portions: 5


  • 1 small baking potato (1/3 to serve, 30g)
  • 1 small tinned tuna in spring water, drained (130g)
  • 1 heaped tsp mayonnaise (15g)
  • 1 tsp plain whole milk yoghurt
  • 15g carrot, peeled (1 portion)
  • 15g cucumber (1 portion)


  1. Prick the potato a few times with a fork, place on a plate and microwave on high for 5 minutes.

  2. Information:

    Turn over and microwave for a further 5 minutes until soft. Carefully cut open once cooled a little.

  3. Flake the tuna into a bowl, add the mayonnaise and yoghurt – mix well.

  4. Information:

    For extra veg, add some tinned sweetcorn to the tuna mayo mix.

  5. Cut the carrot and cucumber into finger sticks

  6. Once the potato is cooked, put 30g of the tuna mayo mix on top of the potato and serve with the vegetable sticks. If preferred, mash the meal up before serving.