how to make broccoli baby food



Making Broccoli Baby Food in 4 Steps

Introducing some broccoli purée in a baby’s diet can add some extra nutrients and vitamins to their day! Making broccoli baby food is easy and can be tailored to fit almost any dietary needs or preferences. Try this quick recipe for a healthy alternative to pre-packaged baby food.

Step 1: Prep

    • Start with fresh broccoli: Rinse one cup of fresh broccoli florets and remove any stem or tough leaves.


    • Bring water to a boil: Fill a medium sized pot with one cup of water and bring it to a boil.


Step 2: Cook

    • Add Broccoli: Add the washed and cut broccoli florets to the boiling water.


    • Set a Timer: Set a timer for 10 minutes so you won’t forget to turn off the stove.


Step 3: Purée

    • Strain and Drain: When the timer is done, strain the broccoli and drain the remaining liquid.


    • Purée it: Place the drained broccoli florets in a food processor or blender. Add a few tablespoons of water and blend/purée until desired consistency is reached.


Step 4: Serve

    • Cool: Transfer the purée to a bowl and allow to cool slightly before serving.


    • Feed: Feed your young one the delicious and healthy broccoli purée.


    • Store: Any leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to three days.


And that’s it! You’ve just made a tasty and nutritious meal for your little one. Try experimenting with different types of veggies and adding some herbs and spices for extra flavour. Bon Appetit!