Pears are wholesome fruits that are fibre rich and as well a good source of vitamin c.
They make a delicious first food for babies and can be added to their cereal, akamu or ogi (pap), custard or served alone as a dessert after a meal.
Add some natural yoghurt for a homemade sweet yoghurt delight or you can mix with other fruit purees or vegetable purees.
Baby’s Pear Puree Recipe
- 1 or 2 firm pears
- 2-3 tbsps water
- Milk or natural plain yoghurt (optional)
- Peel off the back of the pear and the middle stalk. Cut into small chunks and put in a pot.
- Simmer with water for 5-7 minutes and allow to cool before blending to a purée.
- Add a little breast milk to thin down or yogurt to thicken.
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