Smooth Potato and Zucchini Puree for Baby
Both zucchini and potatoes are mild in flavour and so make excellent first foods for your young baby. This delicious homemade baby puree is quick to cook and easy to blend to make a smooth and creamy puree .
Smooth Potato And Zucchini Puree For Baby
4 - 6
2 ½ cups of zucchini, washed and diced into small cubes
1 ½ cups of potato washed, peeled and diced into small cubes
½ cup of water
Optional, add breastmilk or formula to give a more creamy texture.
Peel and cut the potato into small cubes;
Wash and cut the zucchini into small cubes (no need to peel);
Use the steaming function on your steamer blender, steam the potato for approximately 10 minutes;
Add the chopped zucchini and steam together for a further 5 minutes or until both veggies are soft;
Take out the basket(s) and remove the water (keep water to one side);
Place the soft potato and zucchini into the jug and blend, adding small amounts of breastmilk, formula or water until the desired consistency is met (smoother for younger babies and allow for a rougher texture as your baby gets older);
Portion into reusable baby food pouches;
Serve with a food pouch spoon!
Zucchini has a high Vitamin C content and has a fresh, soft flavour and texture.
Potatoes are high in carbohydrates and provide energy for a growing, active baby.
As your child gets used to solid food and different flavours you can spice this recipe by adding a small pinch of cumin, coriander or garam masala.
Best for babies aged +6 months, but not before 4 months.