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Strawberry Puree takes little or no effort to make and can be utilized in quite a lot of methods. We love so as to add it to smoothies, baked items, yoghurt and even use it as a sauce for pancakes. 

Strawberries are presently $1 a pack right here and we’ve been profiting from it. I’ve been

  • Packing them into lunchboxes
  • Making scrumptious baked items with them
  • Popping them into salads and salsas and
  • Merely having fun with them, as they’re, for a scrumptious snack or dessert.

At such value I’ve additionally been pureeing them to get pleasure from in lots of different methods.

Strawberries in ColanderHow one can Make Strawberry Puree

Making strawberry puree is so easy, it’s only a case of washing and hulling the strawberries earlier than pureeing them in a meals processor or blender.

There are, nevertheless, a number of ideas to make sure you get the best-tasting puree.

Strawberry Puree in Baby Bowl with Baby Spoon

  • Selecting your strawberries

The higher your strawberries are the higher your puree will probably be. You wish to use scrumptious ripe strawberries. Visually they need to be vivid purple, plump with wholesome inexperienced caps. Keep away from strawberries which are white on the high or have been bruised, are mouldy or overly tender.

It’s also possible to use frozen strawberries. Thaw the strawberries in a big bowl earlier than pureeing.

  • Washing and hulling your strawberries

Wash your strawberries earlier than hulling them. This stops the strawberry from filling with water.

To hull, use a small sharp knife to chop, in a round movement, across the inexperienced leafy high of the strawberry and into the pale flesh instantly beneath. Then take away the hull and discard.

  • Cooked or Uncooked Strawberries?

More often than not I make strawberry puree from uncooked strawberries. It’s faster, simpler and produces an ideal consequence.

Nevertheless, if you’re searching for a extra concentrated puree then cooking the strawberries, over a low warmth for round 15 min, earlier than pureeing is good. This methodology is ideal if you’re utilizing the puree in baked items, it reduces extra moisture and the flavour is enhanced.

Strawberries Cooking in Pan

A whole lot of Strawberry Puree recipes have added sugar. I want to not add any sugar. My children are very happy to eat it with out sugar, subsequently, I don’t really feel the necessity to add it. If serving to a child I don’t advocate including any sugar or sweetener.

If you happen to do really feel prefer it wants a bit extra sweetness then you possibly can add a bit sugar on the mixing stage or if you’re cooking the strawberries you possibly can add a bit sugar at this level.

You’ll be able to puree in a meals processor or blender or through the use of a stick blender. Mix till clean or to the specified texture.

I by no means select to take away the seeds. Nevertheless, if the seeds hassle you, or your children, you possibly can move the puree via a high-quality mesh sieve to separate them.

Strawberry Puree Seed Removal Process Steps

What Can You Use Strawberry Puree For

Why not strive utilizing it to

  • Combine into yoghurt
  • Add to Smoothies/milk/mocktails
  • A sauce for ice-cream/pancakes/waffles/desserts
  • Making Chia Jam
  • Including to baked items (muffins, bread, desserts)

and for the adults

  • Making scrumptious cocktails. Attempt mixing it with prosecco or including to a gin, vodka or tequila cocktail.

Strawberry Puree For Infants

Strawberry puree might be combined with a spread of different purees to make a scrumptious dessert for infants. Some concepts embrace…

  • Strawberry & Peach,
  • Strawberry  & Pear,
  • Strawberry Yoghurt
  • Strawberry Oatmeal
  • Strawberry & Avocado (pictured under left)
  • Strawberry  & Apple (pictured under centre),
  • Strawberry & Banana (pictured under proper)

 

Strawberry Puree Ideas on Baby Spoons

 

Freezing Strawberry Puree

Pour the puree into ice-cube trays and freeze till strong.  Freezing in ice dice trays permits you to defrost the small quantities whenever you want it.

Versatile ice dice trays work greatest as it’s simpler to come out the frozen cubes.

As soon as they’re absolutely frozen, rapidly pop all of them out and place the frozen cubes right into a freezer bag or container and return to the freezer.

 

Strawberry Puree in Food Processor

Strawberry Puree

Strawberry Puree takes little or no effort to make and can be utilized in quite a lot of methods. We love so as to add it to smoothies, baked items, yoghurt and even use it as a sauce for pancakes. 

Elements

  • 350g Strawberries (SEE NOTE 1)

Directions

  1. METHOD 1 (Uncooked Strawberries)

  2. Wash strawberries after which hull (SEE NOTE 2)

  3. Place strawberries in a meals processor or blender and course of till clean (or desired consistency). (SEE NOTE 3)

  4. If the seeds hassle you, or your children, you possibly can move the puree via a high-quality mesh sieve to separate them.

  5. METHOD 2 (Cooked Strawberries)

  6. Wash strawberries after which hull (SEE NOTE 2)

  7. Half or quarter the strawberries, add to a pan and permit to simmer over a really low warmth for 15 minutes.

  8. Place strawberries in a meals processor or blender and course of till clean (or desired consistency). (SEE NOTE 3)

Recipe Notes

  1. This can be a one ingredient recipe, you possibly can clearly puree kind of than this quantity. If you happen to really feel it requires extra sweetness then you possibly can add sugar or a sweetener of option to go well with style. It will change the dietary values.
  2. Wash the strawberries earlier than hulling to cease water from filling within the strawberries. 
  3. If the seeds hassle you, or your children, you possibly can move the puree via a high-quality mesh sieve to separate them.

Dietary info is a ROUGH information solely, calculated utilizing a web based diet calculator. 

 

Diet Info

Strawberry Puree

Quantity Per Serving

Energy 28

% Day by day Worth*

Potassium 133mg 4%

Whole Carbohydrates 6g 2%

Dietary Fiber 1g 4%

Sugars 4g

Vitamin C 62.4%

Calcium 1.4%

Iron 2%

* P.c Day by day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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