Green Goodness Puree

2012-10-29
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 15m

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Sometime ago I found myself on national television telling kids to eat their greens.  It was just a tad embarrassing, but I do hope that maybe a few took me seriously and love tucking into the yummy green vegetables on their dinner plates.  After reading Allie’s fabulous posts on fussy eating I would love to avoid having to “hide” green vegies in Georges’s food.  So far he has loved broccoli, especially mixed with pumpkin, but there’s no hiding the greens in this baby puree.  Yum yum!,

Feel free to change the variety of vegetables in this puree. Just one rule. They must all be green!

Nutrition note: Green leafy vegetables such as broccoli are often labelled a superfood.  They are packed with health promoting antioxidants, rich in valuable nutrients including folate, beta carotene, fibre, vitamin C and they contain iron.

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Ingredients

  • 1 head of broccoli, stems removed and florets chopped
  • 1 large zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas

Method

Step 1

Add the peas to a small saucepan of boiling water and cook for 3-5 min or until tender.
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Step 2

Place the broccoli and zucchini in a steamer and steam for 10 min or until tender. -

Step 3

Combine the peas with the broccoli and zucchini and puree until you have your desired consistency. -

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Jeddah on February 3, 2014

    I don’t eat greens at all (bad I know) but my daughter loves this. I recommend it!

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  2. posted by Martine Gobber on August 7, 2014

    Boil your green vegetables for a minute and cool them quickly in icy water before resuming cooking to keep their fresh green color.

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