Baby Food Recipes



Puree Ingredient.


This puree can be made individually with any of the following vegetables             
250g carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash or pumpkin, peeled

  
Instructions:


Chop the vegetables into small pieces. Put in a steamer set over boiling water and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.  Alternatively, place in a pan, pour over just enough boiling water to cover and simmer covered for about 15 minutes until soft.
Blend the vegetable to a puree using some of the liquid from the bottom of the steamer or the pan.
Spoon a little puree into your baby’s bowl and serve lukewarm. Pour the remainder into an ice cube tray and freeze.
 
Suggestions: 


From 6 months
Suitable for freezing
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 – 20 minutes                                                                                                                 
 


Potato should not be pureed using an electric blender as it breaks down the natural starches and produces a sticky pulp. It’s best to puree potato in a baby food grinder or mouli – these are hand turned food mills which press the potato through very small holes to make a smooth puree. A babie food grinder is also good to use when pureeing foods like dried apricots or peas as it gets rid of the indigestible husks.
 

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