Baby food: Broccoli puree recipe

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Once your baby is 8-10 months+ you can start trying broccoli. It contains vitamins A, C, E, K,potassium, sodium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium and calcium

  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories90 Kcal5%
Sugar4.3 g5%
Fat1.4 g2%
Saturated Fat0.4 g2%
Salt0.22 g
Protein9.7 g19%
Carbohydrates7.2 g3%
Salt0.22 g

Broccoli puree can be introduced in your baby's diet once it's 8-10 months+. It contains vitamins A, C, E, K, niacin, folate as well as potassium, sodium, selenium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium and calcium. You can also add a little pear to this recipe for a bit of added sweetness, or keep it as it is for a smooth and filling recipe that takes only 15 minutes to make.


  • 1 small head of broccoli




  1. Wash broccoli under cool water.
  2. Chop stems and florets into small pieces; using just the florets will usually yield a smoother puree. Steam until tender.
  3. Place into a blender and begin pureeing.
  4. Add water as necessary to achieve a smooth, thin consistency.
Top Tip for making Baby food: Broccoli puree

You can also make this with frozen broccoli.

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