Spring peas and mint puree

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Gerta

Nutritionist
Discover a nutritious and delicious baby food recipe with our Spring Peas and Mint Puree. Packed with essential vitamins, this easy-to-make puree supports your baby's vision, immune health, and bone development while soothing their tummy with a fresh mint twist. Perfect for busy parents, this recipe can be prepared in minutes and stored for future meals.

Why your little one will love it

Spring peas and mint puree is a nutritious and delicious option for your baby. Peas are packed with essential vitamins like A, C, K, and several B vitamins that support vision, immune health, and bone development. Adding mint not only gives a fresh flavor but also aids in digestion, soothing your baby’s tummy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen peas
  • A few finely chopped mint leaves (ensure they are finely chopped to avoid any choking hazards)
  • Breast milk, formula, or water for blending
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Instructions

Step 1. Cook the peas:

  • Fresh peas: Boil in water for about 15 minutes until they are soft.
  • Frozen peas: Follow the cooking instructions on the package.

 

Step 2. Blend:

  • Combine the cooked peas and mint leaves in a blender.
  • Add breast milk, formula, or water to achieve the desired consistency.
    • For beginners, make a smooth puree.
    • For babies ready for more texture, keep it slightly chunky.
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Step 3. Cool and serve:

  • Let the puree cool down before serving.
  • You can also freeze portions in ice cube trays for future meals.
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This spring peas and mint puree is a simple yet wholesome recipe perfect for your baby’s nutritional needs. It’s easy to make and can be stored conveniently, making meal prep a breeze for busy parents.

💡 Tip

Serve the puree alone or mix it with a little cooked and mashed potato for a creamier texture and a more filling meal. 

Always introduce mint in a very small quantity initially to ensure your cutiepie accepts the flavor and has no adverse reaction.

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