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Get the recipe: Basic Beef Baby Food

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This basic beef baby food puree is a great puree to add to your baby’s favorite puree to boost their daily intake of protein and iron.


  • 8 ounce beef chuck stew meat, or cubed sirloin beef
  • 2 cups beef or vegetable broth, low or no sodium
  • 1 tsp dried oregano


  • Boil: In a medium saucepan, bring beef, broth and oregano to a boil over medium heat. Turn to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until beef is cooked all the way through. Let cool slightly.
    Saucepan with cooked beef inside.
  • Transfer: Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beef to a blender or food processor, reserve broth.
    Blender with cooked beef.
  • Puree: starting on low and working your way up to high-speed, puree the beef until you reach your desired consistency, adding in broth in 1/4 cup increments if needed. I had to add in just 1/4 cup of broth to get the consistency seen in this photo.
    Blender with pureed beef.
  • Eat: serve to baby plain or added into another puree. 
    Gray baby bowl with beef pure and a small bowl of dried oregano.
  • Freeze: store a small portion in the fridge and freeze the rest for another meal. 
    Freezer container with beef puree inside.


Age: 4-6 months and up
Yield: 12 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

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