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Green Bean Puree

Looking for the first puree to serve your baby? Try this Green Bean Baby Food recipe! Steamed until just tender, this nutritious and smooth puree features a mild taste for your baby’s emerging palette. 

Nutritional Information

  •  A good source of fiber to help keep the digestive system regular
  • A great source of vitamin C to help support your baby’s immune system
  • A good source of vitamin K to help strengthen bones and help with blood clotting
  • Contain vitamin A for healthy eyes

Green Bean Puree

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time:
 10 minutes
Servings: 16 ounces
Age: 6+ months 


  • 1 pound green beans, fresh or frozen
  • 1 big pinch of fresh basil, cilantro or parsley, roughly chopped (optional) 


  1. Trim: roughly trim the green beans and roughly chop the herb (if using).
  2. Steam: fill a medium saucepan with 2” of water and bring to boil over medium heat. Place the green beans (fresh or frozen) into a steamer basket over the boiling water, cover, and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Let cool slightly. Reserve steamer water.
  3. Puree: transfer the green beans and herb to a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes or until smooth, adding liquid in 1/4 cup increments if needed until you reach your desired consistency.
  4. Eat: serve to baby or freeze for later.


Age: 6+ months 

Yield: 16 ounces

Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

Adding Spices: you can add a big pinch of roughly chopped basil, cilantro, mint, parsley or chives to this puree before blending.