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Second Baby Food: Carrots and Broccoli

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"This is a great combination for growing babies (6-9 months or older). You can mix up the veggies with what's in season or what you have around the house. I like to use green beans instead of broccoli sometimes. I make sure I label my zip-top bag with the date I made it! Make some on a free night to use for a few weeks!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 30 mins

Directions

  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add carrots and broccoli, cover, and steam until tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Place carrots, broccoli, breast milk, and water in a blender or food processor and blend until creamy. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove any lumps.
  3. Spread carrot-broccoli mixture into an ice cube tray, cover with plastic wrap, and freeze until solid, 2 to 3 hours. Transfer frozen cubes to a resealable plastic bag and store in the freezer.
  4. To serve, heat cubes in the microwave until warm but not hot, about 30 seconds. Stir thoroughly.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute formula or water for the breast milk.
  • Store frozen cubes in the freezer for up to 2 months.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 22 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.9 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 22 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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