Minty Peas Puree

I like fresh vegetables as much as anyone, but when you need something easy and full of flavor, frozen peas are a godsend. So make this with those gorgeous fresh peas during the summer, and don’t feel bad about resorting to frozen during the chilly winter months. Either way, this baby food puree is a winner!

Better yet, peas are packed full of vitamins A, B6, C, and K and are also a good source of fiber and protein. The fresh mint adds a nice cool flavor to entice your little one to gobble up this green goodness, so give it a try and see how your little one responds!

Minty Peas

Minty Peas

Makes about 1 cup.

Good for ages 6-8 months

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peas, fresh or frozen
  • spring of mint

Instructions

  1. Place the peas in a bowl covered with boiling or very hot water for 15 minutes.
  2. Place the peas and mint in the Baby Bullet and puree until smooth. Add the soaking liquid 1 Tbsp at a time until desired consistency is reached.

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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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