Papaya Puree

Papaya Puree Recipe

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Papaya, a deliciously sweet fruit with a soft butter-like consistency, is reputed as the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. Papaya is available all year round and is a rich source of carotenes and other antioxidants, water-soluble vitamins and minerals. It is easy to administer to a baby as one of its first foods as it is very soft.

 

Serves Preparation Time
Cooking Time 
2 People  5 Minutes  00 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 small sized ripe papaya

Method

  • 1 Peel and de-seed a fully ripened papaya.
  • 2 Mash or puree as needed with a spoon or put papaya in a blender to make a thick paste.
  • 3 Add milk or boiled and cooled water to thin down the consistency if needed

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 cup, cubes (140 g)

Calories 62 Calories from Fat 4
Total Fat 0.4 g 1% Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0% Sodium 12 mg 0%
Potassium 264 mg 8% Carbohydrates 15.7 g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g 10% Sugars 11.3 g
Protein 0.7 g Vitamin A 28%
Vitamin C 147% Calcium 3%
Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 calorie diet