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


How to Make Butter-Nut Squash baby food


  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Puree 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

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