Can You Freeze Avocado for Baby Food?

So… you’ve purchased a beautiful ready avocado for your little one and squashed a cut for his supper. You currently have parts left finished – and you realize he’s NEVER going to complete the process of eating everything before it turns sour (cut avocado ought to be spent inside 1-2 days).

Can you freeze avocado baby puree?

So, can you freeze avocado baby food? Fortunately, yes you CAN freeze avocado – and if you don’t care for eating avocado yourself, at that point it’s the ideal arrangement.

The surface of avocado IS influenced by freezing, however, the taste stays great. The best choice is to altogether squash or purees the avocado, at that point include a drop or two of lemon juice to assist it with keeping its splendid shading (you may want to avoid this progression if your baby is touchy to citrus). At that point move it to a secured compartment for freezing, (or utilize your Baby Food Freezer Tray as you typically would).

It will keep for a couple of months in the cooler, however, we suggest utilizing it inside one month for baby nourishment, before there has been any decrease in its dietary benefit.

Likewise, with every single defrosted leafy food, the puree may appear to be watery – this is flawlessly ordinary and the avocado is as yet safe to eat. Simply mix the water back in or-if conceivable – channel it off.

Two focuses to note:

Try not to freeze avocado on the off chance that you have blended the puree in with recently solidified bosom milk.

What’s more, don’t attempt to freeze entire or cut the avocado in the event that it is to be utilized in a recipe where a progressively ‘strong’ surface is required. Defrosted ‘bits’ of avocado can be soft in surface – there’s actually not a viable replacement for new right now.

Avocado puree recipes

Avocado is very easy to use and you can make loads of different puree combinations. For example:

  • Avocado with kale and chicken
  • Avocado with strawberry 
  • Avocado with banana
  • Avocado with chickpeas 

You might also be interested in our article “baby food recipes with avocado“.

How to prepare avocado for baby food

 To prepare baby food with avocado, you require one ripe avocado and maybe a formula, breast milk or water but it’s optional.

Using a sharp knife, cut your avocado into two halves just around the pit lengthwise. Thereafter follow by score pitting with your knife and twist it to pull out the avocado pit. Using a spoon, scoop the avocado meat out of the avocado skin and place it right on the dish.

Using either a food processor, blender or fork, mash the avocado meat into a puree until desired consistency is arrived at. You can add some breast milk, water or formula to achieve a thinner consistency.

Have some small food storage containers ready or use an ice cube form to pour in the mixture.

Nutritional benefits

This fruit offers quite a number of nutritional benefits to our bodies. It is actually considered to have the most nutritional value as compared to other fruits and vegetables. Avocados are loaded with fiber, zinc, thiamin, protein, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, and other nutrients. It is considered a superfood. 

To add to these nutrients, they are also high in natural fats. Avocado contains coveted Omega 3 fatty acids in tons that are helpful in promoting brain development and other benefits and thus making it such an excellent choice for any growing child. 

Abous Us

Hi everyone, my name is Marcia. I’m from the Netherlands (so please forgive me for grammar mistakes) and I love cooking healthy recipes with fresh foods. This got me interested in making homemade baby food that tastes great and is healthy and easy to make. Follow me on Pinterest if you’re looking for more inspiration and tips!