Carrot + Ginger Baby Food Puree
This Carrot + Ginger Baby Food recipe is a great first puree for baby! Smooth and mild tasting but with a fun zip from the ginger. Ginger is also great for calming an upset tummy.
Servings: 16 ounces
- 1 pound carrots
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger freshly minced
- 1 cup water reserved from steaming breast milk or formula
Peel and chop the carrots into small coins.
Fill a medium saucepan with 2” of water and bring to boil over medium heat.
Place the carrots into a steamer basket over the boiling water, cover, and cook for 15 minutes or until tender when pricked with a fork.
Let cool slightly. Reserve steamer water.
Transfer carrots and ginger to a blender or food processor and puree until smooth, adding liquid in 1/4 cup increments until you reach your desired consistency.
Age: from about 4 months and up
Yield: 16 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 and this are my favorite freezer storage containers).
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Super Tip: Steamed carrots are a great first finger food for baby, simple follow directions until cooked, then chop into small pea size pieces and toss with 1 tsp of olive oil, 1/2 tsp of cumin and 1/2 tsp of freshly minced ginger and serve.