Butternut Squash & Apple Puree*
Homemade baby food recipe for more advanced eaters
- Preparation: 5 minutes
- Cooking: 17 minutes
- Makes 4 portions
- Provides beta-carotene, fiber, folate, and vitamin C
- Suitable for freezing
- 4 cups of butternut squash or pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, and chopped
- 1 sweet eating apple, peeled, cored, and chopped
Put the butternut squash in a steamer and cook for about 7 minutes. Add the apple to the steamer and continue to cook for 10 minutes, or until the squash is tender. Blend to a smooth puree.
Helpful Tip: Mixing vegetables and fruit is a good way to encourage babies to eat vegetables.
Variation: Omit the apple and blend the cooked squash or pumpkin with a large, juicy, skinned raw peach.
*Reproduced with permission from First Meals by Annabelle Karmel