BABIES FOOD

Sweet Potato and Pear Puree

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Sweet potato and pear puree is a soft babies meal made with potato and pear.

Sweet potatoes are sweet, starchy root vegetables that are grown worldwide. They come in a variety of sizes and colors  and are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber.

Sweet potato with pear is a delicious and amazing puree for 6 months and above.

In this recipe I have mixed together sweet potato with pear and added a bit of cinnamon powder to it. Follow the guide to prepare for your baby

 

BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATO AND PEAR

  1. Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
  2. It helps support Healthy Vision
  3. Sweet potatoes are incredibly rich in beta-carotene, the antioxidant responsible for the vegetable’s bright orange color
  4. Consuming purple sweet potatoes may improve brain function.
  5. It may Support Your Immune System
  6. Pears are likewise a rich source of important minerals, such as copper and potassium. Copper plays a role in immunity, cholesterol metabolism, and nerve function, whereas potassium aids muscle contractions and heart function
  7. Pears are an excellent source of soluble and insoluble fiber, which are essential for digestive health. These fibers help maintain bowel regularity by softening and bulking up stool
  8. Pears are a rich source of flavonoid antioxidants, which help fight inflammation and may decrease your risk of disease
  9. Pears may lower your risk of heart disease.

 

ADDITIONAL TIPS

  1. When buying pears, look for one with smooth skin and yields to touch when pushed. If it’s hard, allow it to riped.
  2. Avoid buying pear with soft spots and bruises
  3. Buy sweet potatoes that are free from cracks, bruises and it must be firm. Store it away from excess heat
  4. You can add more water or breast milk if the puree is too thick
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EQUIPMENT

Colander/sieve

Potato masher

Bowl/ Knife

 

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RECIPE INGREDIENTS

2 large sweet potatoes

3 whole conference pears

2-3 tablespoons water, breast milk or formula

A pinch of cinnamon powder (optional)

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE SWEET POTATO AND PEAR PUREE

Wash and peel the sweet potatoes, then chop into smaller cubes.

Place sweet potatoes in a pan and cover with boiling water. Bring back to the boil and simmer for around 10 minutes, until tender and soft

In a separate bowl, peel and chop the pears.

Add the chopped pears to the pan and return to the boil for around 3 minutes.

Drain from hot water and mash cooked potatoes and pear into puree.

Add your pinch of cinnamon powder and stir

Allow it to cool off then serve to your baby

 

RECIPE VIDEO

 

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Sweet potato and pear puree

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Serves: 1 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 100 calories 1 gram fat

Ingredients

2 large sweet potatoes
3 whole conference pears
2-3 tablespoons water, breast milk or formula
A pinch of cinnamon powder (optional)

Instructions

  • Wash and peel the sweet potatoes, then chop into smaller cubes.
  • Place sweet potatoes in a pan and cover with boiling water. Bring back to the boil and simmer for around 10 minutes, until tender and soft
  • In a separate bowl, peel and chop the pears.
  • Add the chopped pears to the pan and return to the boil for around 3 minutes.
  • Drain from hot water and mash cooked potatoes and pear into puree.
  • Add your pinch of cinnamon powder and stir
  • Allow it to cool off then serve to your baby
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