4 months baby food recipes-25 Puree Recipes

25 -4 months baby food recipes

  1. Banana Puree:
    • Ingredients: 1 ripe banana
    • Instructions: Peel the banana and mash it with a fork until smooth. You can also blend it for a smoother consistency. Serve the puree directly or mix it with breast milk or formula for added creaminess.
  2. Sweet Potato Mash:
    • Ingredients: 1 small sweet potato
    • Instructions: Wash and peel the sweet potato. Cut it into small cubes and steam or boil until soft. Mash the cooked sweet potato with a fork until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to adjust the consistency if needed.
  3. Apple Sauce:
    • Ingredients: 2 apples (sweet varieties like Gala or Fuji)
    • Instructions: Peel, core, and chop the apples into small pieces. Steam or simmer the apple pieces until tender. Mash or blend the cooked apples until smooth. No additional liquid is necessary, as applesauce is naturally soft and creamy.
  4. Pea Puree:
    • Ingredients: 1 cup frozen peas
    • Instructions: Steam or boil the frozen peas until tender. Reserve some of the cooking liquid. Blend the peas in a food processor or blender until smooth, adding a little bit of the cooking liquid if needed to achieve the desired consistency.
  5. Butternut Squash Puree:
    • Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash
    • Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Place the halves on a baking sheet, cut-side down, and roast for about 45 minutes or until the flesh is fork-tender. Scoop out the cooked flesh and blend it until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to thin the puree if necessary.6. Pear Puree:
      • Ingredients: 2 ripe pears
      • Instructions: Peel, core, and chop the pears into small pieces. Steam or simmer the pear pieces until tender. Blend or mash the cooked pears until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to adjust the consistency if desired.

        7. Carrot Puree:

        • Ingredients: 2 medium-sized carrots
        • Instructions: Peel and chop the carrots into small chunks. Steam or boil the carrot pieces until soft. Blend or mash the cooked carrots until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to achieve a desired consistency.

8. Mango Puree:

Ingredients: 1 ripe mango

Instructions: Peel the mango and cut the flesh away from the pit. Chop the mango into small pieces. Blend or mash the mango until smooth. Add breast milk or formula if needed.

9. Peach Puree:

Ingredients: 2 ripe peaches

Instructions: Peel and pit the peaches, then chop them into small pieces. Steam or simmer the peach pieces until soft. Blend or mash the cooked peaches until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to adjust the consistency if desired.

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10. Zucchini Puree:

Ingredients: 1 small zucchini

Instructions: Wash and chop the zucchini into small slices. Steam or boil the zucchini until tender. Blend or mash the cooked zucchini until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to achieve the desired consistency.

11. Prune Puree:

Ingredients: 4-5 prunes

Instructions: Place the prunes in a small saucepan and cover them with water. Simmer until the prunes are soft and tender. Remove the pits, then blend or mash the prunes until smooth. Adjust the consistency with water if needed.

12. Papaya Puree:

Ingredients: 1 ripe papaya

Instructions: Cut the papaya in half, scoop out the seeds, and peel the fruit. Chop the papaya into small pieces. Blend or mash the papaya until smooth. No additional liquid is necessary.

13. Broccoli Puree:

Ingredients: 1 small head of broccoli

Instructions: Wash the broccoli and cut it into florets. Steam or boil the broccoli until tender. Blend or mash the cooked broccoli until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to adjust the consistency if desired.

14. Blueberry Puree:

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Instructions: Rinse the blueberries thoroughly. If using frozen, thaw them before use. Blend or mash the blueberries until smooth. No additional liquid is necessary.

15. Green Bean Puree:

    • Ingredients: 1 cup fresh or frozen green beans
    • Instructions: Rinse the green beans thoroughly. Trim the ends and cut them into small pieces. Steam or boil the green beans until tender. Blend or mash the cooked green beans until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to achieve the desired consistency.

16. Spinach Puree:

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh spinach leaves

Instructions: Wash the spinach leaves thoroughly. Steam or sauté the spinach until wilted. Blend or mash the cooked spinach until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to adjust the consistency if desired.

17. Cauliflower Puree:

Ingredients: 1 small head of cauliflower

Instructions: Wash the cauliflower and cut it into florets. Steam or boil the cauliflower until tender. Blend or mash the cooked cauliflower until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to achieve the desired consistency.

18. Pumpkin Puree:

Ingredients: 1 small pumpkin

Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Cut the pumpkin in half, remove the seeds, and place it cut-side down on a baking sheet. Roast for about 45 minutes or until the flesh is soft. Scoop out the cooked flesh and blend or mash it until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to thin the puree if needed.

19. Quinoa Porridge:

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons quinoa, 1 cup water, breast milk or formula (as desired)

Instructions: Rinse the quinoa under cold water. In a saucepan, combine the quinoa and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and tender. Blend or mash the cooked quinoa until smooth. Add breast milk or formula to achieve a porridge-like consistency.

20 .Chickpea Puree:

Ingredients: 1/4 cup cooked chickpeas (canned or homemade)

Instructions: Rinse the cooked chickpeas thoroughly. Blend or mash the chickpeas until smooth. Add water or breast milk/formula to achieve the desired consistency.

21. Apricot Puree:

Ingredients: 4-5 apricots

Instructions: Wash the apricots, remove the pits, and chop them into small pieces. Steam or simmer the apricot pieces until soft. Blend or mash the cooked apricots until smooth. Adjust the consistency with water if needed.

22. Mashed Papaya and Banana:

Ingredients: 1/2 ripe papaya, 1 ripe banana

Instructions: Peel and chop the papaya and banana into small pieces. Steam or simmer them until soft. Mash or blend the cooked papaya and banana until smooth. No additional liquid is necessary.

23. Green Pea and Mint Puree:

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh or frozen green peas, a few fresh mint leaves

Instructions: Steam or boil the green peas until tender. Drain and reserve some cooking liquid. Blend or mash the peas with fresh mint leaves until smooth, adding a little bit of the cooking liquid if needed.

24. Apple and Blueberry Puree:

Ingredients: 1 apple, 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Instructions: Peel, core, and chop the apple into small pieces. Steam or simmer the apple pieces until tender. Rinse the blueberries thoroughly. Blend or mash the cooked apple and blueberries until smooth. Adjust the consistency with water or breast milk/formula if desired.

25. Mango and Carrot Puree:

    • Ingredients: 1 ripe mango, 1 small carrot
    • Instructions: Peel and chop the mango and carrot into small pieces. Steam or simmer them until soft. Blend or mash the cooked mango and carrot until smooth. Add water or breast milk/formula to achieve the desired consistency.

Remember to introduce new foods one at a time and watch for any signs of allergies or sensitivities. Enjoy preparing these delicious and nutritious recipes for your little one!

 

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