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Sweet Potato Baby Food 3 Ways

Wondering if you should try to make your own baby food? We love making our own baby food because you can be sure your baby is getting the best food possible. Sweet potato baby food is great to start with because it’s nutrient dense and versatile. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Potato Baby Food
Servings: 4
Calories: 71kcal


  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 3/4 cup water



    • 1 medium apple
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


    • 3 medium carrot
    • 1/4 teaspoon thyme, fresh


    • Peel and cube sweet potato. (If making a variation, peel and chop apple or carrots as well.)
    • Add sweet potato and water to a small saucepan (along with apple and cinnamon or carrot and thyme; use only 1/2 cup water if adding apples).
    • Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat. Simmer for 13-15 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender. Allow to cool slightly.
    • Pour everything into a food processor or blender. Pulse until the desired consistency is reached.


    Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 52mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g