Butternut Squash Puree for Toddlers Recipe Video

It was honestly a tough choice trying to decide which fruit or vegetable we would choose for Chloe’s first food. Butternut squash is in season and all over the farmer’s market, so that’s what we chose.


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group, ,


 Butternut squash1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 357 Calories from Fat 7

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.79 g1.2%

Saturated Fat 0.17 g0.83%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 31.7 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g30.9%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.5%

Sugars 17.5 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 1687.1% Vitamin C 277.8%

Calcium 38.1% Iron 30.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
2. Cut squash and remove seeds.

3. On a baking sheet, place the squash and pop it into the oven for 45 minutes.
5. Once the squash is baked through, let it cool and put the pilp into food processor.
6. Puree until smooth.

7. Serve it with juice or milk.

Editors Review

If you don’t know what to feed your baby when it’s time to start feeding solid. Here is a recipe by weelicious host who is making butternut squash for her baby. It’s a vegetable, its organic and easy for the baby to eat. Watch the recipe for the complete video and feed your baby confidently.