Butter-Nut Squash baby food

marty olguin


The colour of a vegetable or fruit is often a good indication of its nutritive value - and the butternut squash is no exception!
Its deep orange hue tells you it's packed with beta-carotene, which your baby's body converts to vitamin A (a lot of beta-carotene in baby's diet can contribute to the harmless - but startling - 'orange nose' phenomenon!


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3-4 servings
10 Min
45 Min


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1 1/4 lb
organic butternut squash, about 3 cups

How to Make Butter-Nut Squash baby food


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut squash into quarters; remove seeds and place cut side down in a baking pan. Pour ¼ cup water in bottom of pan. Bake squash until fork tender, about 45 minutes. Remove from oven and scoop out flesh.
  • 2Puree the squash after cooking, until you’ve reached the desired consistency. You may want to add 1 to 2 tablespoons water, breast milk or formula to thin.

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About Butter-Nut Squash baby food

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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