Sweet Potato Puree Recipe

The sweet potato should break down quite a bit after the boiling. If not, you can use the back of the spoon to mash the sweet potato to the desired texture. To make a silky smooth sweet potato puree, you can blend it with a blender. Let cool and serve.
Servings 2 people
Calories 24 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 oz sweet potato finely diced
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. In a pot, bring the diced sweet potato and water to boil, for about 15 minutes or until it reaches the desired consistency that you like. If it's too watery, boil longer. If it's too thick, add some water.
  2. The sweet potato should break down quite a bit after the boiling. If not, you can use the back of the spoon to mash the sweet potato to the desired texture. To make a silky smooth sweet potato puree, you can blend it with a blender. Let cool and serve.

Recipe Notes

If you have leftover sweet potato puree, transfer it to a container and freeze it. Thaw and reheat using the microwave when ready to feed. In the United States, sweet potato is also labeled and marketed as yam. But this is not the yam (or taro) that is pale purple in color.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Puree Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 24 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 19mg1%
Potassium 96mg3%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 4020IU80%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.