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sweet potato mash for babies

Sweet Potato Mash For Babies

A healthy baby food recipe made using sweet potatoes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baby led weaning foods, baby led weaning snacks, family meals, family recipes using lentils, first foods, healthy meals for kids, sweet potato recipes for babies, toddler meals
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • Pressure cooker


  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter


  • Wash and peel the sweet potato.
  • Flash cook them in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles. If not using a pressure cooker, cook in an open pot in water for 20-30 minutes.
  • Once boiled, transfer the sweet potato pieces to a bowl and roughly mash with a fork.
  • Heat butter in a pan. Once the butter has melted add the roughly mashed sweet potato and thyme. Mix and mash the butter into the sweet potatoes.
  • Once the butter and sweet poatoes are well combined, turn off the heat and serve.