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small glass bowl filled with pumpkin baby food puree.
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Tropical Pumpkin Puree

Tropical Pumpkin Baby Food Puree is a fun twist on the classic pumpkin puree and is made with earthy pumpkin, citrusy pineapple, flavorful coconut and a nice kick of ginger.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Baby Food
Servings: 20 ounces

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups pumpkin, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut (see notes)
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated

Instructions

Instructions Using Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker

  • Fill reserve tank with water.
  • In glass bowl, place the chopped pumpkin. Place bowl in machine and lock into place. Select a 15 minute steam only cycle and push the start button.
  • Add in pineapple, coconut and ginger and select a 5 minute steam cycle. Do not drain liquids.
  • Run the blend cycle for 1 minute or until you achieve desired consistency.

Instructions for Regular Cook Method

  • In a medium saucepan, bring 2″ of water to a boil over medium heat. Place the pumpkin into a steamer basket over the boiling water, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until tender.
  • Add the pineapple, coconut and ginger and steam for an additional 5 minutes. Reserve steamer water.
  • Transfer all of the ingredients to a blender or food processor and puree in short bursts until you reach ya chunky puree or puree on high for 1-2 minutes for a smooth puree, adding reserved steamer water in 1/4 cup increments if needed.

Notes

Coconut: I used toasted coconut for a richer flavor but plain shredded coconut works just as well.
Yield: 20 ounces
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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).