Leek, broccoli & cauliflower cheese

Child icon

Suitable from around 10+ months

Clock icon

Cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 50g (1.5oz) leeks (white part only)
  • 75g (2.5oz) broccoli (trimmed weight)
  • 75g (2.5oz) cauliflower (trimmed weight)
  • 300ml (10.5 floz) full fat cow’s milk
  • 40g margarine
  • 40g plain flour
  • 50g (1.5oz) hard cheese, finely grated


  1. Slice the leeks finely. Divide the cauliflower and broccoli into small florets. Place in boiling water then simmer until soft and drain.
  2. Make the sauce by melting the margarine in a pan. Remove from the heat and stir in the flour to make a paste. Add the milk a little at a time, stirring well between each addition. Return to the heat whisking continuously until the sauce thickens, then reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute. Add the grated cheese and stir until melted.
  3. Pour the sauce over the vegetables.
  4. Chop into small chunks and serve.
Broccoli pictogram

Get your FREE 5 step weaning plan

Master mealtimes with our no-nonsense guide to weaning.

Related articles

Do not leave your little one unattended when eating and drinking

Need free advice with a smile? Get in touch with our dedicated Care team.

Ask us a question (8am - 8pm Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm Weekends)



Contact us on Facebook (10am - 10pm, 7 days a week)

Call us

Call us on 0800 977 8880 (8am - 8pm Monday to Friday)


Get answers to your most frequently asked questions