Steamed Fresh Pea Puree Recipe

Close up of peapod on bed of peas

Peas are nutritious and delicious! Find out how to select the best peas for your recipe!

  1. Wash peas in their pods.
  2. Remove peas from pods – Should have 2 cups of peas.
  3. Add 3 cups of water to the steamer saucepot and place the steam basket into the saucepot.
  4. Cover the steamer and set the temperature to med-high.
  5. Once the water is boiling, put 2 cups of peas into the steamer basket and cover. 
  6. Steam for about 7 minutes or until the peas are tender.
  7. Remove the peas from the steamer and place them into Vitamix or blender of your choice.
  8. Add 4 ounces of water from the saucepot (it contains a lot of nutrients) and 2 scoops of formula OR 4 ounces of breast milk. 
  9. Blend until the puree can easily pour out of the blender into the ice cube trays.
  10. Add more water or breast milk if the puree is too thick.

How to Store Homemade Baby Food

Related Recipes:

Steamed Frozen Pea Puree


Pea Puree Mixtures

Follow these simple steps to create puree combinations!

  • Acorn Squash: 4 months
  • Apples: 4 months
  • Avocados: 4 months
  • Brown Rice Cereal: 4 months
  • Carrots: 6 months
  • Green Beans: 6 months
  • Kale: 6 months
  • Parsnips: 6 months
  • Pears: 4 months
  • Sweet Potatoes: 4 months


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  1. Rachel, thank you for a lovely, pleasing to the eyes and informative website. I love the pea puree recipe as well and it is healthier than the store bought foods. It is a healthy way to prepare a home cooked meal for our little precious gifts from God.

    Rachel, a little moderation (substituting the breast milk and formula) would give us lovely meals for persons who are ill and not eating. Great job.

    • Thank you Josephine for your kind words. I couldn’t possibly agree more! I really think you are going to love the smoothie recipes as well! Smoothies are a quick and delicious way for not only babes but also for adults, to get a quick fix of vitamins and minerals that we ALL need to be at our best! Keep checking in! There is A LOT more to come!!! 🙂

  2. Jewell

    You’ve got the most delish recipes here!
    Excellent site for filling up bubs on all the goodness they need! Good work!

    • Thanks for visiting again, Jewell! I’m thrilled that you are loving the recipes! Stage 2, finger foods and smoothie recipes will be added as well! 🙂

  3. Hey Rachel! Nice recipe that you have here. It’s simple and easy to follow. Love what you’re doing with your site so far. Thanks for sharing!

    • Thank you, Austin!! My goal is to save busy parents time by making this site easy to navigate through and provide simple recipe directions. Thank you for visiting!

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