Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe

Making baby food sweet potato recipe is a delicious recipe that you can make for your child. By cooking your own homemade baby food you can save money and regulate what is actually in your baby’s food.

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I love eating sweet potatoes. Not only do they taste delicious, but they are good for you too. Since I make them for our family for dinner all the time I thought why not make baby food sweet potatoes for Evan too! Follow the directions below to make your own baby food sweet potatoes.

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Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • Baking Sheet
  • Foil
  • Food Processor
  • Water

 

Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe Directions:

Start by pre-heating your oven to 400. Wash the sweet potatoes and then poke with a fork. Next, wrap each sweet potato individually in foil and bake for 45 – 60 minutes. You can test them by poking with a fork or knife to feel how soft they are to determine if they are cooked thoroughly.

Let cool. Peel off the skin and then cut the sweet potato into smaller chunks so that it will fit into your food processor or blender. I always add about 1/2 cup of water so that I get the right consistency. Depending on the age of your child you will need to make sure the baby food sweet potato recipe is not too thick.

Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe

Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe

Next, add the chunks into the food processor with the water and blend until smooth.

Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe

Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe

You can then freeze the leftover sweet potatoes into proper portions for your baby to eat later. Read about how you can properly store baby homemade baby food.

Baby Food Sweet Potato Recipe

 

Also try You can make our Butternut Squash Baby Food Recipe or our banana baby food recipe

This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Hi Addi! I have a general question for you. I made sweet potatoes like above and they were awesome for my baby. But I used separate sandwich bags to store a few ounces at a time and put them all into a big freezer storage bag. In the end the top ones worked great but the ones in the middle and bottom of the bag froze together and made it almost impossible to separate. I prefer to continue separating this way. Do you have any advise for getting them not to freeze together? Thank you,
    Courtney

    1. Separate the bags with wax paper so they won’t stick together. Or you could freeze the food in ice cube trays and then put the cubes into baggies and sort by food type.

  2. I normally go freeZe mine in ice cub tray and cover it with Saran Wrap for a few mins and the put them into baby freezer bags . This way they never stick and it’s easy to get out later .

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