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Homemade baby pureed carrots

Pureed Carrot Baby Food

Homemade carrot puree for baby is an easy and low cost alternative to store-bought baby food. Spice it up with cinnamon, basil, or garlic to start introducing new flavors to your little one.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 24 servings
Calories 4 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 baby carrots (bag)
  • ½ cup water

Instructions
 

  • *Skip if using baby carrots* Wash carrots. Cut off stems and chop into 2-3 inch pieces.
  • Bring water to boil on stove.
  • Add carrots and boil for 10-15 minutes (until tender). If they're easily pierced by a fork or knife, they're done.
  • Drain water, and rinse with cold water or place in water bath to cool carrots off. This stops the cooking process internally.
  • Once they've cooled, place in blender or food processor with water. Blend until desired consistency. If needed, add additional water by the spoonful.
  • Serve fresh, and store remaining in the refrigerator (3 days) or frozen (3 months).

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSodium: 9mgCalcium: 3mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 1471IUSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 25mgCalories: 4kcalSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 1gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 1gIron: 1mg
Keyword baby food puree, carrot baby food, pureed carrots
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