First Veg Puree

This a great first veg puree for baby. Orange fleshed veggies like carrot, sweet potato and pumpkin are rich in beta carotene, a vegetable source of vitamin A which is important for growth and fighting infection.


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250g of either carrots, sweet potatoes, butternut squash or pumpkin, peeled and chopped


  1. Put the chopped vegetables into a steamer set over boiling water and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Alternatively, place in a saucepan, pour over just enough boiling water to cover and simmer covered for about 15 minutes until soft.
  2. Blend the vegetable to a puree or until you reach the desired consistency for your baby, using some of the liquid from the bottom of the steamer or the pan.
  3. Spoon a little puree into your baby’s bowl and serve lukewarm. Pour the remainder into an ice cube tray and freeze individual portions.

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