Baby Food: Blueberry and Spinach (Purple Puree)

Packed into this perfectly purple puree of blueberry and spinach are antioxidants, vitamins A, C and E, flavonoids, fiber, zinc and iron.

Nutrition & Movement

blueberry spinach yogurt


Packed into this perfectly purple puree are antioxidants, vitamins A, C and E, flavonoids, fiber, zinc and iron! It's appropriate for babies 6 to 9 months.

Prep Time: 5 Min
Cook Time: 10 Min
Ready In: 15 Min

Ingredients:

  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 teaspoons lemon (or lime) juice
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions:

  1. Place spinach in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for about 7 minutes. Drain the spinach.
  2. Puree the blueberries and spinach separately for about 1 minute, or until smooth texture is achieved.
  3. Add the pureed spinach and blueberries to the blender with the lemon juice and water. Puree until a smooth texture is achieved. Add more water, as needed, to achieve a smooth texture.

Notes: Be careful to clean appliances and counters as you cook because the blueberries can stain light-colored countertops and appliances.

This recipe is courtesy of Gourmandize.com.

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