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Avocado, Carrot and White Bean
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Avocado, Carrot and White Bean recipe

This winning combo makes a delicious first food to start your little one on a lifetime of culinary adventures!

Recipe Ingredients

2 carrots, peeled and chopped
1 (15-ounce) can white beans, drained and rinsed
1 ripe, fresh Hass avocado, cut in half and seeded

  1. Method

  2. Place carrots in a vegetable steamer. Steam, covered, 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain; let cool.
  3. In a bowl, mash carrots, white beans and avocado until smooth.
  4. Serve baby 1 to 2 tablespoons mixture. Freeze remainder in 1 ounce ice cube trays.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Note: Speak to your child’s pediatrician before adding solid foods to your infant’s diet.

For a smoother mixture: Place in blender and puree, slowly adding liquid until desired consistency is reached.

For infants: Add liquid of choice to reach desired consistency based on age and caregiver’s comfort level. Nutritional information will vary.

For older babies and toddlers: Serve in reusable baby food pouches for maximum portability, or freeze in ice pop trays to make homemade popsicles.

Nutrition Facts Amount Per Serving Calories 219 Total Fat 9.0g Saturated Fat 1.0g Trans Fat 0.0g Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g Monounsaturated Fat 6.0g Cholesterol 0.0mg Sodium 22.0mg Total Carbohydrates 29.0g Dietary Fiber 10.0g Sugar 1.0g Protein 9.0g Potassium 809 mg Vitamin A 4,000 IU Vitamin C 6 mg Calcium 91 mg Iron 3 mg Vitamin D 0 IU Folate 118 mcg Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 mg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 80%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 9%; Iron 16%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hass Avocado Board.

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