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Sweet Potato Baby Food

 Easy Homemade Sweet Potato Baby Food! This recipe has only two ingredients, sweet potatoes and water! Making your own baby food is less expensive, tastier, and more nutritious than store-bought varieties!
Course baby food, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baby food recipe, baby food vitamix, homemade baby food recipe, sweet potato baby food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 20 2 TBS portions of baby food
Calories 16.2kcal
Author Laura

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Thoroughly wash your sweet potatoes.
  • Wrap each sweet potato individually with aluminum foil.
  • Place your sweet potatoes on a pan and put them in the oven.
  • Bake for 1 to 2 hours, or until potatoes are soft to the touch.
  • Remove potatoes from foil and let cool.
  • Scoop out insides and place in a blender (Vitamix) or food processor with 2 TBS water.
  • Blend until smooth, adding more water if necessary.
  • Scoop puree into a silicone individual brownie pan or silicone ice cube tray with individual square compartments and freeze for at least 4 hours.
  • Remove squares from the pan and place in a plastic bag labeled "sweet potatoes."

Notes

To feed to your baby just reheat the desired number of squares in the microwave for 1 minute (then let cool to a palatable temperature for your baby)! You can also let sit in the fridge or at room temperature to thaw. But who has time for that?

Nutrition

Serving: 2TBS | Calories: 16.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.7g | Protein: 0.4g | Sodium: 6.5mg | Potassium: 85.5mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 1.2g | Vitamin A: 1080IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.2mg