Baby Food—Chicken or Turkey Purée

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Baby Food Chicken Purée

Parents who make their own baby food appreciate knowing exactly what they’re feeding their baby, they are glad to be avoiding additives, and they enjoy feeding their baby the same fresh foods that the rest of the family eats.



  • 1 cup cold, cooked boneless meat, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup cooking juices, water, breast milk, or formula


Bring a pot of water to boil and add the chopped meat. Cook thoroughly, drain, and let cool. Reserve the cooking juices, if using. Once cool, add the meat and ¼ cup liquid to a food processor. Process on high until a smooth purée is formed. Spoon the final purée mixture into ice cube trays and freeze. Once solid, remove the ice cubes from the tray and store in a freezer bag or container. Thaw the ice cubes as needed and serve.

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