white bowl filled with green asparagus mint baby food puree. Bowl is sitting on a cutting board on a wooden white board.
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ASPARAGUS + MINT

This Asparagus + Mint baby food puree is a thick and creamy combination with a light and playful taste that leaves you wanting more more more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Baby Food
Servings: 18 ounces
Author: Michele Olivier

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces asparagus chopped, fresh or frozen
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup broth (reserved) steamer water, breast milk or formula

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring 2 inches of water to a boil over medium heat. Place the asparagus into a steamer basket over the boiling water, cover and steam for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly and reserve steamer water.
  • Transfer the asparagus and mint leaves to a blender or food processor and puree until you reach your desired consistency, adding liquid in 1/4 increments if needed.
  • Serve to baby or freeze.

Notes

Additional Spices: Not into mint? Then you can sub in 1/4 tsp cumin, 1/8 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp mild curry powder or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice in it’s place.
Yield: 18 ounces
Age: 4 months and up
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).
Favorite Kitchen Tools: Get a list of my favorite kitchen tools to make the best baby food here!