Halibut with Summer Vegetables

I love making this puree in the summer when all the beautiful vegetables are popping up at the farmers market, but now that it’s a little later in the season, making it can still be a breeze! Use frozen vegetables instead, since these can be easily found organic year-round. The flavors in this recipe are so delicate and marry beautifully.

Every week at the market, though, there are two ladies selling fish that smells like it came straight out of the sea. You have to wait in line what feels like forever, but it’s totally worth it. Feel free to use any mild white fish you find and think your baby will enjoy.

I threw some basil in and was shocked at how it really gave the dish some extra lovin’. I put this puree together in minutes, which is perfect for busy parents.

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Halibut with Summer Vegetables

Makes about 3/4 cup

Good for ages 6-9 months

Ingredients

  • 1 halibut fillet (1/4 pound) – cod, tilapia, snapper or any other white fish will also work
  • 1/2 cup chopped, or 1 large tomato (or use organic canned tomatoes)
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1/4 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 4 basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients except for the basil in a steamer pot over boiling water.
  2. Let steam for 6-8 minutes or until fish is fully cooked through and flakes.
  3. Place all the ingredients, including the basil, into the Baby Bullet and pulse until smooth.
  4. Add water from the steamer pot 1 tablespoon at a time as needed to reach desired consistency.

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About Catherine McCord

A native of Louisville, KY, Catherine modeled around the world in her teens, spending every spare second learning about and experiencing local cuisines. Craving more, she saved up her money and enrolled at The Institute for Culinary Education in Manhattan. When her beautiful baby boy Kenya was born, she spent hours on the internet researching feeding tips and fresh, healthy recipe ideas, but came up short. She found herself having conversations with friends who struggled with the same issues and quickly became their go-to girl for baby and child-friendly recipes. Now, Catherine shares her extensive research and experimentation in her own family kitchen on Weelicious.com and with her growing international audience on Facebook and Twitter. With a new recipe or tip debuting daily and how-to cooking videos posted every Friday, Weelicious is a wealth of information for parents, and a visual delight for foodies of any age.

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