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Vegetable puree

You can use any vegetable or a combination of vegetables to make this baby food.
Ingredients
  • - Fresh vegetables (choose 1 or 2 different veges)
  • - Breast milk or formula
  • Some good combinations include:
  • - Potato and pumpkin
  • - Kūmara and carrot
  • - Carrot and parsnip
  • - Carrot and pumpkin
  • - Potato and carrot
  • - Cauliflower and potato
  • - Kūmara and broccoli.
Method
  1. 1. Peel and chop the vegetables.
  2. 2. Add vegetables to a pot of boiling water, or place in a steamer, or microwave.
  3. 3. Cook until soft.
  4. 4. Strain off the water.
  5. 5. Mash with a potato masher. Or purée in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  6. 6. Stir through enough breast milk or formula to make a smooth purée.
  7. 7. Freeze leftover cooled purée in ice cube trays.
Notes
If puréed until very smooth, this recipe can be fed to a baby when starting solid foods at around 6 months.

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