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Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Puree

This nutrient-dense combination puree introduces your baby to the delicious flavor combination of butternut squash and sweet potato. A vibrant puree that is great with an added pinch of fresh ginger, sage, or thyme. 

Nutritional Information

  • High levels of antioxidants and vitamins A and C, which boosts the immune system and reduces inflammation.
  • A good source of potassium which helps keep bones healthy and our heartbeat regular.
  • Contains vitamins C and E to help strengthen immunity.

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Puree

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
20 ounces
 7+ months


  • 2 cups butternut squash, cubed (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/8 tsp ginger, freshly minced (optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 2″ of water to a boil over medium heat. Place the butternut squash and sweet potatoes in a steamer basket, and place over boiling water. Cover and steam for 15 minutes or until tender. Let cool. Reserve steamer water. 
  2. Add the butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and ginger to a blender or food processor and puree for 1 minute or until you have achieved the desired texture. If the puree is too thick, add 1/4 cup of the reserved steamer water until you have the right consistency.
  3. Let cool and serve to your baby or freeze for a later meal.


Age: 7+ months

Yield: 20 ounces

Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months. 

Spices/Herbs: Adding spices to your baby’s foods is a great way to introduce more complex flavors at an early age. Some great spices and herbs to add to this puree are a pinch of mild curry, garlic powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cumin, or you can add a pinch of chopped fresh parsley, chives, mint, and cilantro.