Apple and pear mash is among ideal first foods for a baby as it is easy to digest and unlikely to cause allergies. Choose sweet and juicy apples like the Pink Lady or Royal Gala variety. The pectin in apples and pears is helpful if your baby has loose stools.
|Serves||Preparation Time||Cooking Time|
|4 People||5 Minutes||15 Minutes|
- 2 medium apples
- 2 ripe pears
- 4 tbsp (tablespoon) pure unsweetened apple juice or water
- Generous pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)
Peel, core and cube pears and apples.
In a small saucepan, simmer pear, apple and cinnamon(optional) with apple juice or water for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
Test the doneness by piercing a fork.
Drain and transfer fruit to a bowl. Allow to cool a little.
Mash to get the desired chunky texture.
Serve immediately or transfer to ice cube tray for freezing.
|Calories||97||Calories from Fat||3|
|Total Fat||0.3g 0%||Trans Fat||0.0g|
|Cholesterol||0mg 0%||Sodium||2mg 0%|
|Potassium||199mg 6%||Total Carbohydrates||25.8g 9%|
|Dietary Fiber||4.9g 20%||Sugars||17.4g|
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet
Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.