Homemade Baby Food Butternut Squash
 
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Make Baby {and your budget} happy when you make this easy 2-ingredient Homemade Baby Food Butternut Squash!
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: Approx. 20 one oz. servings {depending on size of Squash}
Ingredients
  • 1 Butternut Squash
  • ¾ Water for Baking
  • 1¼ cups Water for Blending {this amount will vary depending on how large your squash is, and the consistency you want for Baby… just make sure it’s not too thick}
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Poke squash with fork approx. 10 times in various spots around the outside, then microwave for 1 minute.
  3. Cut squash lengthwise with sharp knife on a cutting board. {it will be a bit softer and easier to cut after microwaving}
  4. Scoop out seeds and stringy flesh from each side with large spoon.
  5. Fill 9×13 Baking Dish with ¾ cup Water, place each side of squash face down in dish, then cover dish with foil.
  6. Bake for approx. 45 minutes, or until soft.
  7. After removing from oven, allow to cool.
  8. Scoop out the squash {discarding any remaining seeds you find}, and transfer to Blender or Food Processor. {I use my Vitamix to get the job done}
  9. Pour 1¼ cups Water over Squash in Blender / Food Processor, and blend or pulse {stirring as necessary}, until you reach your desired consistency. {more water can be added for a thinner consistency}
  10. Transfer Squash Puree to OXO Tot Baby Blocks, pop on lids, and store in Refrigerator or Freezer.
  11. Pull out one at a tine, and allow to come to room temperature prior to feeding to Baby.
Notes
If storing in the refrigerator, use within 2 days.
If storing in the freezer, use within 3 months.
Recipe by The Frugal Girls at https://thefrugalgirls.com/2017/07/homemade-baby-food-butternut-squash.html