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Baby Food Recipes: Carrot Puree

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This carrot puree is another one of Layla’s favorites. And it is super easy to make! Just peel the carrots, cook for 6-8 minutes, and puree. You can mix carrots (which are a sweeter veggie) with less sweet veggies (like the green ones) to make them more palatable.

Carrots are packed with Vitamin A, which is terrific for your skin and your eyes. It’s also a great first food for little ones because it’s less likely to cause allergies and is very easy to digest.

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Baby Food Recipes: Carrot Puree

Just peel the carrots, cook for 6-8 minutes, and puree. You can mix carrots (which are a sweeter veggie) with less sweet veggies (like the green ones) to make them more palatable.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 ounces

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs organic carrots
  • 2-2 1/2 cups of water

Instructions

  • Wash and peel your carrots, cut off stems.
  • Cut carrots lengthwise and cut each half into 8-10 pieces.
  • Throw the carrots into a large pot with the water and cook for 6-8 minutes until the carrots are tender.
  • Pour the carrots and water into a blender, puree until smooth.
  • Pour into ice cube trays, allow to cool, wrap/cover, and freeze.

Notes

Spice up your baby's food! Serve carrots with basil and garlic, or with a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg.
1 ice cube = 1 oz of food
Adapted from BabyLove
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3 responses to “Baby Food Recipes: Carrot Puree”

    • Hi Hima! For babies 6-10 months I don’t recommend using salt in the purees at all. Once your baby is about 10-11 months you can add a tiny pinch of salt to their meals since they’ll be eating more chunky foods by then. Hope that helps!

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