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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.


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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