Sweet Potato Puree (Baby Food)
Sweet potatoes are much sweeter tasting and higher in nutrients than white potatoes. Almost all babies love sweet potatoes!
What You'll Need
- Cutting board
- Oven or Microwave
- Food processor or blender
- Baking Sheet or Microwave-Safe Dish
Oven Method: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Prick potatoes with a small knife, and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes, or until tender, and skin is wrinkled. Potatoes should pierce easily with a toothpick. Set potatoes aside to cool before handling.
Using your fingers, peel potato skin from flesh. Mash with a fork for thicker potatoes, or puree in a food processor with a steel blade until mashed. For a smoother and less sticky texture, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water, formula, or milk at a time. Add liquid and process until you’ve reached desired consistency.
Microwave Method: Prick potatoes with a knife and place potatoes in a microwave-safe dish. Add ¼ cup water and cover tightly, allowing a corner to vent. Microwave on High for 3 minutes and turn potatoes over. Re-cover and cook for 3-6 minutes, or until tender. Check for doneness, cool, and proceed with directions above.
Nutrition Info and more
Serving size:Total calories:
<1 gSaturated fat: