Ingredients| 2 small or 1 medium zucchini, no water
Yield| 1 c. shredded (coarse puree)
Prep Time| 3-4 minutes
Cook Time| No cooking required
Storage| Freeze up to 8 months
Get instructions here for freezing in small cubes for use as add-ins for baby or toddler foods. For use in family meals or baking, measure 1-cup portions into individual sandwich bags, then place sealed sandwich bags together in one large zipper freezer bag labeled with date and contents.
Choose| Zucchini should be firm to a gentle squeeze, feel heavy for size, with no soft spots or breaks in skin. Skin should be bright green and soft enough to puncture with a fingernail.
Prep| Gently wash zucchini and cut off ends. Shred using a cheese/vegetable grater, including skin.
|9 months||Serve plain, cooked or raw, as finger foodMix into cooked brown rice
Serve with whole wheat pasta, cut into small pieces
Serve with diced cooked carrots
Serve with peeled shredded apple
Stir into scrambled egg yolks
|10 months||Serve mixed with finely grated raw carrotsServe with cooked ground turkey breast, diced chicken, or lean ground beef
Any suggestions from 9 months
|12 months||Add to spaghetti sauceStir into scrambled eggs (whites & yolks)
Any suggestions from 9-10 months
|18 months & older||Stir into soups: alphabet, minestrone, tomato, vegetable beef, turkey noodle|
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Main Nutrients| Vitamin C – Vitamin B6 – Manganese