Asparagus Baby Food

Asparagus Baby Food

Makes about six 1/4-cup servings

Featuring in-season, fresh asparagus (preferably organic), this is just right for your little one as is, but combine with puréed potatoes or apples if their tiny taste buds prefer.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
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Method: 

Steam in a steamer basket set over 1 inch of water in a large, covered pot until tender, about 10 minutes; reserve cooking water. Purée in a food processor until smooth, adding a tablespoon or 2 of the cooking water, if needed. If desired, push purée through a fine sieve. Cover and chill for up to 3 days, or freeze in tightly sealed containers.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:100 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (10g dietary fiber, 10g sugar), 10g protein
Special Diets: 

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