The combination of sweet potatoes and peaches make this a sweet and simple homemade meal for your infant. Because the serving size for a baby of 6 to 12 months is just ¼ cup, this recipe makes a full 10 servings.
Store the unused baby food in the refrigerator for 48 to 72 hours; or, freeze the remainder in ice cube trays and thaw as desired (make sure to use it before 3 months). To thaw, microwave frozen food cubes in 15-second intervals for 60 seconds. For stove top thawing, heat the cubes in a saucepan on low for 5 to 10 minutes. Make sure the baby food is cool before serving.
2 large sweet potatoes (washed)
4 ripe peaches (peeled, halved and pitted)
¼ to ½ teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons water (or formula or breast milk)
Before you begin: Wash your hands.
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake sweet potatoes for 55 minutes to 1 hour until tender. Allow potatoes to cool until easy to handle.
- Meanwhile, place peaches in a vegetable steamer. Steam, covered, for 6 minutes until tender.
- Peel sweet potatoes, place in food processor and add steamed peaches. Process until smooth.
- Add water (or formula or breast milk) for the desired consistency. Sprinkle in nutmeg and blend.
Note: The nutrition information was calculated using water as a thinner — not formula or breast milk.
Serving size: ¼ cup
Calories: 60; Total Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Total Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Protein 1g.