CARROTS + NUTMEG BABY FOOD PUREE
2 lbs carrots, trimmed, peeled and roughly chopped
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 - 1 cup water from steamer, breast milk or chicken stock
1. In a medium saucepan, bring 2" of water to a boil over medium heat. Place the carrots into a steamer, cover and cook for 7-9 minutes or until tender. Reserve steamer water. Let cool slightly.
2. Place the carrots, nutmeg and 1/2 cup of liquid into a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes on high, adding 1/4 cup liquid at a time until you achieve desired consistency.
Feel free to substitute 1/2 tsp ginger powder or 1/4 fresh ginger, 1/2 tsp mild curry powder, 1/4 tsp cloves, 1/2 tsp finely minced fresh chives or 1/2 garlic clove instead of the nutmeg.
Age: 6 months and up
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Storage: store in an air-tight container in fridge for 4 days or in freezer for 4 months.