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tuna mayo jacket potato with carrot and cucumber sticks

Tuna mayo hot potato

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

Serves: 4 portions

Prep time: 5-10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Suitable for vegetarians? N


  • 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. Turn over and microwave for a further 5 minutes until soft. Carefully cut open once cooled a little.
  2. Flake the tuna into a bowl, add the mayonnaise and yoghurt – mix well.
  3. Cut the carrot and cucumber into finger sticks
  4. Once the potato is cooked, chop it up, add 30g of the tuna mayo mix and serve with the vegetable sticks.
  5. Put leftover tuna mayo in an airtight container – store in the fridge.

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

Give your baby sips of water with their meals - rather than sweet drinks which can cause tooth decay.

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