The antioxidant-rich properties of spinach makes it an ideal veggie for babies 8- to 10-months-old. Baby spinach puree is also one of the easiest dark leafy greens to eat.
Healthy spinach puree is good to have on hand. You can add this to literally anything. A great way to feed kids and babies spinach.
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This recipe is ideal for babies 8 months and above
select and buy fresh, blemish free spinach leaves that are not wilted. Be sure to buy the organic type to avoid pesticide residue.
Remove stems from your spinach and soak in cold water for two minutes. Rinse thoroughly under cool running water and allow to drain in a colander till it is dry.
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Steam spinach until tender (about five minutes). Drain, rinse with cool water for three minutes to stop the cooking process.
Puree spinach in a food processor or blender until smooth. Add water as needed to reach desired consistency; use breast milk or formula in place of water for a creamier texture.
Spinach is an ideal mix-in with other veggies, grains, and protein.
Try mixing spinach puree with carrots, sweet potatoes, chicken, mackerel, brown rice or some other food your child loves.
(Storage tip: Spoon into ice-cube trays for single servings.)
Tags: Baby Recipe, Puree, Spinach, Vegetable
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