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Homemade baby food: Carrot and potato purée

Making a potato dish is a great way to satisfy your child’s hunger while getting some nutrients into his/her system! Potatoes contain both Vitamin B6 and potassium, which are useful in maintaining regular levels of fluid in the body. Meanwhile, carrots store a good amount of beta-carotene, which are converted into Vitamin A into your child’s body. Potatoes and carrots also taste good, by themselves or combined! Here’s a homemade baby food version of a mashed potato dish with a twist.

Age suitability: 6 months

Suitability for freezing: Yes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 medium-sized potato
  • 1 medium-sized carrot
  • ½ cup of milk (breast or formula)

 

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PREPARATION:

  1. Boil potato and carrot
  2. Once cooked, peel both carrot and potato and cut both into big pieces
  3. Put into blender or food processor, then add in milk
  4. Blend until mixture achieves desired consistency
  5. Transfer into bowl or into ice-cube trays or a small container if you plan to freeze the purée

 

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NOTES:

For hygienic purpose & your baby’s safety, do ensure that the utensils and bowls/plates that you use to prepare this recipe are clean and dry.

Recipe was adapted from Epicurious.com.

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