Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

Both zucchini and potatoes are mild in flavour and so make excellent first foods for your young baby. This delicious homemade baby puree is quick to cook and easy to blend to make a smooth and creamy puree .

Homemade Baby Puree Recipe:
Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

 Prep time: 10 minutes

 cook time: 10-12 mins

 makes: Approx. 4 serves (regular reusable baby food pouches) 6 serves (mini reusable food pouches)

 best for: 6 months +, not before 4 months

Ingredients:
  • 2 ½ cups of zucchini, washed and diced into small cubes

  • 1 ½ cups of potato washed, peeled and diced into small cubes

  • ½ cup of water

  • Optional, add breastmilk or formula to give a more creamy texture

As your child gets used to solid food and different flavours you can spice this recipe by adding a small pinch of cumin, coriander or garam masala.

Quick method:
  1. Peel and cut the potato into small cubes;

  2. Wash and cut the zucchini into small cubes (no need to peel);

  3. Use the steaming function on your steamer blender, steam the potato for approximately 10 minutes;

  4. Add the chopped zucchini and steam together for a further 5 minutes or until both veggies are soft;

  5. Place the soft potato and zucchini into the jug and blend;

  6. Portion into reusable baby food pouches;

Nutritional content:

Zucchini has a high Vitamin C content and has a fresh, soft flavour and texture. Potatoes are high in carbohydrates and provide energy for a growing, active baby.

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby
When?

Babies are recommended to start on solids around 6 months and not before 4 months. Make sure your baby is showing signs they are ready for solids and that you introduce one food at a time initially, after that you are welcome to mix other fruits or veggies with this recipe!
To find out more about starting your baby out on solids safely read our articles here.

Extra Notes:
  • This is a Puree for Baby recipe to make bulk servings based on a 1 x full jug of our baby food maker, alter the quantity to suit your serving needs.

  • This process is detailed using our baby food processor and re-usable food pouches, you can of course alter to your preferred method for steaming/blending and storing (note: make sure you steam rather than boil to retain the nutrients!)

 Step by step process:

1. Peel and cut the potato into small cubes;

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

2. Wash and cut the zucchini into small cubes (no need to peel);

3. Fill the water chamber with water, make sure you don’t go over the max (pre boiled water is recommended to decrease the need to descale)

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby
Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

4. Use the steaming function on your steamer blender, steam the potato for approximately 10 minutes;

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

5. Add the chopped zucchini and steam together for a further 5 minutes or until both veggies are soft;

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

6. Take out the basket(s) and remove the water (keep water to one side);

7. Place the soft potato and zucchini into the jug and blend, adding small amounts of breastmilk, formula or water until the desired consistency is met (smoother for younger babies and allow for a rougher texture as your baby gets older);

Zucchini and Pumpkin Puree for Baby

8. Portion into reusable baby food pouches;

Zucchini and Potato Puree for Baby

9. Serve with a food pouch spout!

That’s it!  

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Checkout our ‘Starting Solids section!

Here you will find all you need to know about starting your baby on solids, food safety and homemade baby food!

We hope you like this Pumpkin and Potato Puree for Baby! If you have doubts related to solids feeding, head to Victoria Government website and learn more!

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