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Baby Food Recipes: Sweet Potato Puree

Any way you cook them, sweet potatoes are a great option for your little one!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: American
Servings: 32 ounces

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds organic sweet potato about 2-3 medium sized ones
  • 8-10 oz water more if you want a thinner puree

Instructions

For Roasting in the Oven:

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Cut potatoes lengthwise
  • Place potatoes flesh side down on a sheet tray covered with parchment paper
  • Pour 8oz water onto the sheet tray
  • Roast 60 minutes until tender. The potatoes should be bubbling and caramelized.
  • Allow to cool 10-15 minutes so you can hold the potatoes without a problem.
  • Spoon out the flesh/peel off the skin and put into a blender with 8-10oz water. Puree until smooth.
  • Pour into ice cube trays, allow to cool, wrap/cover, and freeze.

For Microwaving:

  • Wrap potatoes in saran wrap and poke a few holes in the potato with a fork
  • Microwave on baked potato setting
  • Allow to cool
  • Spoon out the flesh/peel off the skin and put into a blender with 8-10oz water. Puree until smooth.
  • Pour into ice cube trays, allow to cool, wrap/cover, and freeze.

Notes

Spice up your sweet potato! Serve with a pinch of nutmeg, cinnamon, or cardamom.
1 ice cube = 1 oz of food
Adapted from BabyLove