Zucchini-Pea Puree with Mint
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
- 1 Medium zucchini, washed and ends trimmed
- 1 Fresh mint leat
- 1 cup fresh or frozen sweet green peas
Slice the zucchini into 1-inch rounds. Tear the stem and center rib from the mint leaf. Bring an inch or so of water to a boil in a pan fitted with a steamer. Place the zucchini in the steamer, cover, and steam until tender, 6 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a food processor. Place the peas in the steamer, cover, and steam until tender, 5 to 6 minutes for fresh and about 2 minutes for frozen. Spoon the peas into the bowl of the food processor. Let the vegetables cool to room temperature. Add the mint feaf to the vegetables and process to a smooth puree, adding a few tablespoons of water as necessary to get a smooth consistency before feeding baby. To store: Refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze idividual portions for up to 3 months.