As we know that broccoli is a kind of vegetables that has many benefits for our health, particularly for your baby’s development. Uniquely, broccoli consists of two types of fiber, both soluble and insoluble which are good for the blood sugar level and to improve the health of your baby’s digestive tract. Also, the potassium included in broccoli is perfect for protecting your baby’s heart from severe diseases. Other ingredient like spinach also contains nearly the same nutrients value with broccoli. Simply consume these both veggies regularly so that your baby will get a much better immune system. Add the basil leaves to the puree to get extra flavor that your baby likes. Thus, if you want to try this menu, just follow this recipe to guide you into the final puree.
How to cook Broccoli Spinach Puree with Basil
Spend your only-20-minutes to cook the best puree with the combination of broccoli, spinach and some leaves of basil in it. With easy ingredients and simple steps, you can make your own version of broccoli spinach puree that you can make at your kitchen and feed your baby with. Now, let’s prepare the ingredients and copy the steps below from the beginning until the very end.
- 400 gr of broccoli florets
- 400 gr of fresh spinach leaves
- A medium potato which is peeled and cut into a half-inch cubes
- 4 leaves of basil
- 100 until 200 ml of chicken stock
1To begin this recipe, you need to prepare a large microwave container along with the cover. Then, fill this with the broccoli florets, cubes potato and spinach leaves. Steam it up until the texture of the ingredients tender or you may need for around 7 until 8 minutes until the veggies get cooked.
2Next, prepare a food processor to make puree. Place all of the ingredients inside it, which include the steamed vegetables, the basil leaves as well as the chicken stock. Here, the chicken stock is optional so you may add this or not. Finally, you can puree these ingredients until smooth and serve immediately.
Those are the complete steps that you can use as your best references. By following the recipe above, you can serve around 20 ounces of broccoli spinach puree with basil. Similarly, this amount of puree is the same with 5 meals if you give it to your toddler. To adjust with your desired portion, you may add or decrease the amount of the ingredients.