Roasted Pumpkin & Sweet potato with cinnamon & nutmeg
This is one of our favorite baby food recipes. It’s like homemade pumpkin pie for babies! Roasting vegetables is the best way to bring out a vegetable’s natural flavor and sweetness. This baby puree is not only perfect for baby, but is a yummy base for homemade pumpkin pie or pumpkin bread as well!
MAKES 15 oz
for babies 6 months and up
1 sweet potato
1/2 small pumpkin (sugar pie or baby bear variety is best!)
2 cinnamon sticks
pinch of grated nutmeg
1/2 c. of water
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Remove the seeds, pulp, and strings of the pumpkin. Cut off the stem.
Cut the pumpkin into wedges.
Slice the sweet potato into slices.
Place the potato slices, pumpkin wedges, cinnamon sticks into the baking pan. Add a pinch of grated nutmeg. Add 1/2 c. of water into the pan.
Cover the pan with foil. Place into the oven and roast for 45 min.
Scoop the pumpkin and remove the skin from the potato.
Place into blender to puree. If needed, add a little water and blend again until silky smooth.