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food processor is filled with a thick green broccoli puree with a few chunks of broccoli on the side.

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4.6 stars (33 ratings)
This Broccoli Baby Food with olive oil recipe is a great way to introduce healthy green vegetables into your baby's diet. A delicious puree full of essential vitamins and healthy fats for growing baby


  • 2 cups broccoli, chopped into small florets.
  • 1 small white potato or apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp good quality olive oil (optional)


  • In a medium saucepan, bring 2 inches of water to a boil over medium heat.
  • Place the broccoli and potato (or apple) into a steamer basket and place over boiling water, cover and steam for 10-12 minutes or until the broccoli and potato are tender. Reserve water from the steamer. Let cool slightly.
    silver steamer basket filled with broccoli and a potato.
  • Add the broccoli, potato and olive oil into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth, adding water from steamer in 1/4 cup increments if needed.
    overhead shot of a blender filled with broccoli and chives on a white background
  • Let cool and serve to baby or freeze for another meal.


Age: 4-6 months and up
Yield: roughly 12 ounces
Adding In Spices: Feel free to add in 1 tsp of chopped chives, 2-3 mint leaves, 1 tsp of chopped cilantro, 1/2 tsp cumin or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months.
Calories: 25kcal, Carbohydrates: 3.2g, Protein: 0.7g, Fat: 1.2g, Saturated Fat: 0.2g, Sodium: 6mg, Potassium: 106mg, Fiber: 0.7g, Sugar: 0.4g, Calcium: 8mg

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