Carrot puree

carrot puree recipe

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This root vegetable is known for being rich in the antioxidant nutrient beta-carotene and is, therefore, good for your kid’s eyes. It’s crunchy, easy to pack, easy to carry, however, needs to be boiled and pureed before giving it to your bub. Cook them sufficiently so that they are soft enough to make a smooth puree.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
1 People 5 Minutes 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped.

Method

Step 1

Peel and chop the carrot.

Step 2

Put into a steamer set over boiling water. Cook for 15-20 minutes until tender.

Step 3

Drain the carrots, allow to cool and place in a blender.

Step 4

Add some of the water from the bottom of the steamer.

Step 5

Puree until it becomes very smooth. Spoon it in a baby cup.

Step 6

Serve it lukewarm. You can freeze the remainder in an ice cube tray or small plastic containers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 medium (61 g)

Calories 25 Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 42mg 2%
Potassium 195mg 6% Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6% Sugars 3g
Protein 0.5g Vitamin A 204%
Vitamin C 6% Calcium 2%
Iron 1%

*Based on a 2000 calorie diet