Tropical Fruit Purée2011-12-08
- Servings : 12
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 20m
The other day I lingered a little too long over coffee and a very juicy story with a friend. I needed some baby food fast, so I bought one of those organic packets. Harry was delighted and gobbled it up faster than anything I have cooked for him. Hmm, how convenient. Ever determined to match this packet stuff, I laboured over a hot stove, and three puree’s later, I matched the packet mix perfectly.
I kept some refrigerated to serve over the next few days, and froze some. Harry loves this on its own or mixed with baby porridge. It’s also a great way to help introduce new foods, I added a bit to some puree carrot this afternoon and it went down a treat.
Nutrition Note: If your baby is experiencing constipation the mangoes and pear in this puree may help to soften their stools and relieve any discomfort.Join us on Facebook for other foodie bits and pieces.
- 2 over ripe pears, cored, peeled, chopped
- ¾ cup water
- 1 mango, cored, peeled, flesh sliced off
- 1 ripe banana, peeled, sliced
Bring the chopped pear to the boil in ¾ cup of water. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes until soft -
Add pear (including the juice/water) to the mango and banana, process together until almost liquid consistency, or as your baby prefers (add extra water if needed)
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