This organic Broccoli + Chives Organic Baby Food recipe is a great first food for baby! A smooth and creamy homemade puree that taste as good as it looks! Great baby food for 4 months and up – stage 1 baby food.

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REASONS TO LOVE THIS ORGANIC broccoli + chives BABY FOOD RECIPE:

  • easy to make – 2-ingredients
  • healthy – full of nutrients for growing baby
  • delicious 
  • baby food for 4 months and up – stage 1 baby food
  • great with your favorite homemade baby cereal
  • freezer-friendly
  • smooth and creamy
  • organic puree on a budget

HOW TO MAKE THIS ORGANIC broccoli + thyme BABY FOOD RECIPE:

  • chop a head of organic broccoli into florets
  • peel and chop a small apple (see notes in recipe)
  • place broccoli and apple in a steamer basket and steam for 8 minutes or until tender
  • let cool
  • transfer for a blender or food processor and add in chives
  • blend until smooth, adding in liquid if needed

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Get the recipe: Broccoli + Chives Organic Baby Food Puree

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Ingredients 

  • 1 head of organic broccoli roughly 16 ounces, cut into florets
  • 1 organic apple peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chives roughly chopped

Instructions 

  • In a medium saucepan, bring 2 inches of water to a boil over medium heat. Place the broccoli florets into a steamer basket over the boiling water, cover and steam for 7-8 minutes or until tender. Let cool slightly and reserve steamer water.
  • Transfer the broccoli and chives to a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes on hight or until you reach your desired consistency, adding reserved water, breast milk, formula, water or broth in 1/4 increments if needed.

Notes

Age: 4 months and up
Yield: 16 ounces
Apple Note: I added in 1 apple to this puree for a smoother consistency. You can also use 1 small white potato (peeled and chopped), a pear (peeled, cored and chopped) or nothing at all.
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months (this and this are my favorite freezer storage containers).
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