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Lentils and Sweet Potatoes

Yield 3 1/2 cups or 7(1/2-cup) servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Lentils come in many varieties—red, green, and brown, to name a few. All have a mild flavor and are good sources of protein and fiber. Combining this puree with rice provides baby with all the essential amino acids.

Ingredients

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Add lentils; cook 35 minutes or until lentils are very tender. Drain; let cool completely.

  2. Place lentils in a food processor; process until smooth. Stir in Sweet Potato Puree.

  3. Lentil Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes variation: Stir 3/4 cup cooked brown or long-grain rice into lentils before processing. Proceed with the recipe as directed.

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