Mashed Mango Puree Recipe

Steaming mangoes isn’t necessary once baby is 8 months old.

Learn more about introducing mangoes. 


  1. Wash 3 mangoes.
  2. Cut a thin slice off of both ends.
  3. Lay one mango facing up on a cutting board.
  4. Gently carve off the skin using a sharp knife in a sawing motion.
  5. Using the knife, feel for the pit that is located in the middle of the mango.
  6. Cut along the side of the pit, making sure not to cut through the pit.
  7. Do the same for the other side of the mango.
  8. Discard the part of the mango with the pit inside.
  9. Cut each half vertically into 1/2″ slices, not cutting all the way through.
  10. Than cut each half horizontally into 1/2″ slices, not cutting all the way through. This creates cubes as displayed in the photo.
  11. Bend each mango half and remove the “meat” of the fruit and place into a large mixing bowl.
  12. Repeat steps 2 – 11 for the other two mangoes. 
  13. Add 4 ounces of bottled water and 2 scoops of formula OR 4 ounces of breast milk to the mixing bowl.
  14. Mash the mango cubes using a potato masher and stir with a spoon until you have reached the desired consistency.
  15. Add more water or breast milk if the puree is too thick.
  16. Using a small spoon, put puree into ice cube trays.

How to Store Homemade Baby Food

Related Recipes:

Steamed Mango Puree


Mango Puree Mixtures

Follow these simple steps to create puree combinations!

  • Acorn Squash: 4 months
  • Avocados: 4 months
  • Bananas: 4 months
  • Blueberries: 8 months
  • Brown Rice Cereal: 4 months
  • Butternut Squash: 4 months
  • Carrots: 6 months
  • Kale: 6 months
  • Oatmeal Cereal: 4 months
  • Pears: 4 months
  • Peaches: 6 months
  • Plums: 6 months
  • Sweet Potatoes: 4 months


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  1. Great article! I might not have any babies at the moment but I do have a teenager who just had all her four wisdom teeth out and she loves mangos. By following your instructions she got to eat her favourite fruit and didn’t hurt her stitches or gums. Thanks heaps.:)

    • That’s awesome!!!! I am so happy to hear that!! There are a lot of great recipes on here that will give her all the vitamins and minerals she needs through this tough time.

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