Baby food: Broccoli puree
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
Broccoli puree can be introduced in your baby's diet once it's 8-10 months+. It contains vitamins A, C, E, K, niacin, folate as well as potassium, sodium, selenium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium and calcium. You can also add a little pear to this recipe for a bit of added sweetness, or keep it as it is for a smooth and filling recipe that takes only 15 minutes to make.
- 1 small head of broccoli
You can also make this with frozen broccoli.
- Wash broccoli under cool water.
- Chop stems and florets into small pieces; using just the florets will usually yield a smoother puree. Steam until tender.
- Place into a blender and begin pureeing.
- Add water as necessary to achieve a smooth, thin consistency.