|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 9g||12%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||14%|
|Total Carbohydrate 24g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||13%|
|Total Sugars 3g|
|Vitamin C 10mg||52%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
It's very easy to make your own homemade baby food. You may use beef, pork, lamb, chicken, or turkey. If you use poultry, you can reduce the meat cooking time by half. The beef stew is pureed in a food processor. May be frozen if desired. This recipe is designed for babies 6 to 12 months of age.
Heat fat in a large-size heavy saucepan over medium-high.
Coat the in the flour and brown in the fat. Add the liquid and cover tightly.
Simmer over medium heat for 1 1/2 hours.
Add potatoes and carrots. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add frozen peas, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Purée stew into a smooth consistency.
Store in refrigerator up to two days; freeze two to three months.
Variation: Any meat can be substituted and 1/2 cup of uncooked rice may be substituted for the potatoes.
Source: The Complete New Guide to Preparing Baby Foods by Sue Castle (Bantam Books)