5x Baby Food Recipes with Pork


baby food recipes with pork

If you are looking for easy and tasty baby food recipes that your baby will definitely enjoy, you’ve come to the right place!

In this article, we talk about introducing minced pork to your baby’s diet and we give you some easy and tasty recipes for homemade baby food.

The recipes in this article:

Recipe 1 – Pork, potato, and carrot

Recipe 2 – Pork, sweet potato, and beets

Recipe 3 – Pork, rice and, and zucchini

Recipe 4 – Pork, corn, and kidney beans

Recipe 5 – Pork, squash, and cauliflower

When can a baby eat pork?

In theory, you can introduce pureed meats to your baby’s diet at the age of 6 months. Although a lot of pediatricians recommend waiting until your baby is 8 months old.

1. Pork, potato, and carrot

A savory dish, suitable as a dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pork
  • 1 potato
  • 2 carrots

Instructions:

Step 1 – Chop the pork into pieces and bake them in a saucepan, until the meat is well done.

Step 2 – Peel the potato and the carrots and chop them into pieces.

Step 3 – Cook the potato and carrots in a saucepan with boiling water for about 15 minutes.

Step 4 – Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix them into a smooth puree.

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Serve one portion right away and pour the leftovers into an ice cube form or food storage containers. You can store them in a fridge for up to 3 days, or in a freezer for up to a few months.

2. Pork, sweet potato, and beets

A sweet and savory dish that your baby will most definitely love!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pork
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 large, cooked beet

Instructions:

Step 1 – Chop the pork into pieces and bake them in a saucepan, until the meat is well done.

Step 2 – Peel the sweet potato and chop it into cubes.

Step 3 – Cook the sweet potato in a saucepan with boiling water for about 13-15 minutes.

Step 4 – Chop the beet into cubes.

Step 5 – Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix them into a smooth puree.

Serve one portion right away and pour the leftovers into an ice cube form or food storage containers. You can store them in a fridge for up to 3 days, or in a freezer for up to a few months.

3. Pork, rice, and zucchini

Healthy, delicious, and packed with nutritions.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pork
  • 1 oz of rice
  • ½ a zucchini

Instructions:

Step 1 – Chop the pork into pieces and bake them in a saucepan, until the meat is well done.

Step 2 – Cook the rice in a pan with boiling water, for about 10 minutes.

Step 3 – Peel the zucchini and chop it into cubes.

Step 4 – Cook the zucchini for a few minutes.

Step 5 – Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix them into a smooth puree.

Step 6 – Optional: Add some herbs of your choice.

Serve one portion right away and pour the leftovers into an ice cube form or food storage containers. You can store them in a fridge for up to 3 days, or in a freezer for up to a few months.

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4. Pork, corn, and kidney beans

A delicious dish with Mexican vibes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pork
  • 5 oz of canned corn
  • 5 oz of canned kidney beans

Instructions:

Step 1 – Chop the pork into pieces and bake them in a saucepan, until the meat is well done.

Step 2 – Using a sieve, rinse the corn and the kidney beans. this removes the moisture and preservatives.

Step 3 – Add a little layer of water to a saucepan and add the corn and the kidney beans.

Step 4 – Warm them up for a few minutes.

Step 5 – Pour off the water.

Step 6 – Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix them into a puree.

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Serve one portion right away and pour the leftovers into an ice cube form or food storage containers. You can store them in a fridge for up to 3 days, or in a freezer for up to a few months.

5. Pork, butternut squash, and cauliflower

A healthy dish, perfect for fall and winter days.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pork
  • ¼ of butternut squash
  • 4-5 cauliflower florets

Instructions:

Step 1 – Chop the pork into pieces and bake them in a saucepan, until the meat is well done.

Step 2 – Peel the butternut squash and chop it into cubes.

Step 3 – Bake the squash for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 4 – Rinse the cauliflower florets.

Step 5 – Cook the cauliflower in a saucepan with boiling water for about 15 minutes.

Step 6 – Pour off the water and let the cauliflower cool for a few minutes.

Step 7 – Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix them into a puree.

Serve one portion right away and pour the leftovers into an ice cube form or food storage containers. You can store them in a fridge for up to 3 days, or in a freezer for up to a few months.

Feeding guide

 

4-6 months

7 months

8 months

9-10 months

11-12 months

No. of tbs per portion

1-2

2-3

2-3

No. of feedings

per day

2

2

2

Keep in mind that this feeding guide applies to pork. If you add other ingredients this feeding guide might not be applicable anymore, depending on the ingredient.

We recommend that you consult with your baby’s pediatrician on introducing solid foods as generalities may not apply to your infant.

Are these baby food recipes freezable?

You should store your batch of pork baby meals in a refrigerator using an airtight container for up to 72 hours.

You can freeze this baby food into different portions by employing pouring the mixture into ice cubes or in small food storage containers.

Which kitchen tools to use

To prepare these baby food recipes, you will need the following kitchen tools:

  • Blender or food processor
  • Knife
  • Tablespoon
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Cutting board
  • Saucepan
  • Food storage containers or an ice cube form

Nutritional benefits

Pork is packed with proteins, vitamins, and minerals. They contain a lot of vitamin B-6, thiamin, phosphorus, niacin, and selenium, and protein and pork is a “good” source of zinc, riboflavin, and potassium.

You may also be interested in our baby food recipes with minced beef, chickpeas, or fish.

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