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First Tastes: Stage 1

(4 to 6 months)

Tropicana fusion

This is the stage where babies are still having breast milk or regular baby formulated milk, puréed and mashed food in teaspoonful quantities. This recipe provides a good source of dietary fiber, beta-carotene (vitamin A) and potassium.

Servings approx. 4 portions, Preparation time 5 minutes,

Ingredients

  • 60ml Baby’s usual milk (Use mommy’s breast milk*)
  • ¼ Medium papaya (ripe) (approx. 75g)
  • 1 Medium banana (ripe) (approx. 120g)

Directions

    1
  • Prepare: Peel and slice papaya and banana into 1cm cubes. Place cubes inside jar.
  • 2
  • Blend: Flip and rotate jar over and lock into blend position. Add milk. Blend 3-5 times for 10 seconds each until the desired consistency is reached.
  • 3
  • Serve: Transfer the desired quantity to a bowl and serve.
  • 4
  • The remaining purée can be removed from the jar and stored in an airtight container in the fridge (≤5°C) for 24 hours or freezer (≤-18°C) for 1-3 months.
Tropicana fusion
* Disclaimer: Mommy’s breastmilk is the best choice. Alternatively, replace with the breast milk substitute your child uses if breast milk is not available.

Nutritional Information

Per portion
Energy, kcal
45
Protein, g
0.6
Total Fat, g
0.8
Carbohydrate, g
9.9
Dietary Fibre, g
1.1
Sugars, g
5.14
Calcium, mg
10.5
Iron, mg
0.14
Potassium, mg
141
Sodium, mg
4
Vitamin C, mg
15
Vitamin A, IU
179

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Chef's tip

  • To prevent browning, peel the bananas just before preparation.
  • Do not use underripe bananas as they contain resistant starch which might cause flatulence.
  • Do not use underripe papaya as the enzymes and certain bioactive compounds might cause abdominal cramps.