Lovely Lentils (Baby Food)

Total Time
25mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
20 mins

I have been making baby food and purees for the last 5 months. I love it and baby does too! I was confident baby would turn this recipe down but this is one of his absolute favorites! Credit goes to Annabel Karmel and her fabulous baby food ideas. After preparing a batch of this, I spoon portions into an ice cube tray, flash freeze, remove from trays and then store in bags in the freezer. Two cubes reheated is the perfect portion for a hungry nine month old

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 12 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 14 cup lentils
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 34 cups vegetable stock or 1 34 cups water

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan saute the onion, carrot, and celery in vegetable oil for 5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add lentils and sweet potatoes and slowly add stock.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat and simmer.
  5. Puree in a blender and portion out as desired. This recipe will make anywhere from 5-10 servings.
  6. Can be refrigerated for 1 week or frozen for 6 weeks.