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Sweet Potato & Peach Baby Food Recipe

Contributors: Angela Ginn, RD, LD, CDE

Published: January 24, 2018

Reviewed: July 31, 2023

Sweet Potato & Peach Baby Food Recipe
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The combination of sweet potatoes and peaches make this a sweet and simple homemade food for your infant. Store the unused baby food in the refrigerator for 48 to 72 hours; or, freeze the remainder in ice cube trays to create individual servings, then store in an airtight container and thaw as desired (make sure to use it within 2 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 (washed, peeled, halved and pitted)
¼ to ½ teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons water (or formula or breast milk)


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake sweet potatoes for 55 minutes to 1 hour until tender. Allow potatoes to cool until easy to handle.
  2. Meanwhile, place peaches in a vegetable steamer. Steam, covered, for 6 minutes until tender.  
  3. Peel sweet potatoes, place in food processor and add steamed peaches. Process until smooth.
  4. Add water (or formula or breast milk) for the desired consistency. Sprinkle in nutmeg and blend.

Nutrition Information

Note: The nutrition information was calculated using water as a thinner — not formula or breast milk.

Serving size: ¼ cup or 4 tablespoons
Serves 10

Calories: 60; Total Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Total Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Protein 1g.

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