Pea Puree

This Pea Baby Puree with mint is a smooth and mild baby food puree that is perfect for your baby’s first bite! Your baby will love this green puree thanks to its fresh and earthy flavor. 


Nutritional Information

  •  Peas are high in fiber, so they help promote healthy digestion. 
  • A good source of protein for growth and development.
  • An array of micronutrients, such as thiamine, folate, manganese, vitamins A, C and K.
  • A good source of antioxidants to help with cancer prevention.

Pea Puree

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 
10 minutes
Servings: 
15 ounces
Age:
 6+ months
 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peas, fresh or frozen
  • 4 mint leaves, roughly chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Steam: In a medium saucepan, bring 2″ of water to a boil over medium heat. In a steamer basket, add in the peas, and steam for an additional 3-5 minutes. Reserve steamer water. Let cool slightly.
  2. Blend: Add the peas and mint leaves 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 in 1/4 cup of the reserved steamer water until you have the right consistency.
  3. Serve: let cool and serve to your baby or freeze for a later meal.

 

Notes 

Age: 6+ months 

Yield: 15 ounces

Additional Spices: instead of the mint, feel free to use a splash of lemon or lime juice, 1/2 tsp coconut oil, 1 tsp chopped basil, 1 tsp chopped parsley or 1/4 tsp fresh ginger.

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