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White cutting board with a spread of produce on it with a bowl of smooth baby food.

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato, Pear + Red Pepper Baby Food Puree

4.9 stars (8 ratings)
Loaded with vitamin A, B6, C, E, folate, beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, lycopene and fiber, this puree has a ton of essential nutrients for growing baby!


  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 pear peeled, cored and roughly chopped


  • Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Place sweet potato in a steamer pot over boiling water, cover, cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the red pepper and the pear to the sweet potato and steam for another 5-10 minutes or until pear is tender.
  • Let cool slightly. Reserve steamer water.
  • Add all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 mintue or until smooth, adding steamer water in 1/4 cup increments, if needed.


Age: 6+ months
Yield: 15 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).
Favorite Kitchen Tools: Get a list of my favorite kitchen tools to make the best baby food here!

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