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Sweet Potato Puree

This Sweet Potato Baby Puree is a smooth puree with a pinch of mild curry powder that makes for a fun and tasty first food for your baby!

Nutritional Information

Sweet potatoes are a great first food for your sweetie since they are packed with health benefits!

  • A great source of fiber and can prevent and resolve constipation.
  • They contain a lot of beta-carotene, which converts into vitamin A for eye health.
  • Contains vitamin C and E to help strengthen immunity.
  • A high source of potassium to help maintain a healthy heart and blood pressure, fluid balance and muscle function.

Sweet Potato Puree

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time:
 55 minutes
Servings: 24 ounces
Age: 6+ months 


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 tsp mild curry powder (optional)
  • 1/4-1 cup liquid or pureeing (water, fresh breast milk, formula, or sodium-free chicken stock)


  1. Prep: Heat oven to 400°. Line a baking sheet with tin foil, parchment paper, or a silicone mat.
  2. Bake: Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Prick with a fork in several places, and then place the sweet potatoes on the baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes – 1 hour or until a fork can easily prick the sweet potato. Let sit until cool to the touch.
  3. Peel: Cut into the potato's skin lengthwise and peel away the potato's skin. Scoop the sweet potato meat into a blender or food processor, adding in the mild curry powder and liquid.
  4. Blend: Puree on high for 1-2 minutes or until smooth, adding in additional liquid in 1/4 cup increments if needed. I had to add in 1 cup of water to the puree pictured.
  5. Eat: Serve to your baby or freeze for a later meal.


Age: 6+ months

Yield: 24 ounces

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 cooked sweet potatoes are a pinch of cinnamon, coconut, garlic, ginger, nutmeg, rosemary, thyme, or chives. 

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