Broccoli Baby Food
This Broccoli + Olive Oil Baby Food recipe is a great way to introduce healthy green vegetables into baby's diet. A delicious puree full of essential vitamins and healthy fats for growing baby
Servings: 12 ounces
- 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.
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.
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.
Age: 4 months and up
Yield: roughly 12 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months (this is my favorite freezer storage containers).
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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