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Mushroom Puree for Babies


The Gourmandize Team

Introduce your little ones to the earthy flavor of mushrooms with this easy recipe (that you will find pretty tasty, too!).
For babies 6 months or older, although if you're worried about allergies, you may wait til they are at least 10 months.

Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (62 Votes)


  • 1 small onion or 1/4 regular onion
  • 10 oz of fresh button mushrooms
  • 5 oz potatoes
  • 1.5 oz of cream cheese (Philadelphia or any other brand)
  • A tiny bit of butter
  • 3/4 cup water


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Finely chop the mushrooms and onions.

Step 2

In a hot pan, melt a small amount of butter and cook the mushrooms and onions until transparent on medium heat.

Step 3

While they cook, dice the potatoes into small pieces.

Step 4

When the mushrooms and onions are cooked, add 3/4 cup water and the potatoes, and cook 10 minutes.

Step 5

When all the vegetables are cooked, blend the mixture into a smooth puree using a hand mixer or small food processor.

Step 6

Add the cream cheese and blend again until everything is thoroughly mixed.

If you add more water, you can turn this puree into a soup. Also, make sure you use button mushrooms only—they should always be thoroughly cooked before serving.

*Use fresh button mushrooms, not canned*

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