Back to articles Recipe for Roasted Granny Smith Apple Puree with Fresh Mint (6-9 months)

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This refreshing puree is packed with flavour and will become a favourite of your baby and mom and dad too!

Yields about 2 cups


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C)

2-1/4 cups Granny Smith Apples (or apple of choice), cored 550 mL

1 cup    water    250 mL

1 tsp     chopped fresh mint leaves          5 mL


1. On a baking sheet, roast the apples until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. In a saucepan, combine apples and water. Bring to a boil over medium and cook until liquid has reduced by half, about 5 minutes.

3. Transfer to a blender or use an emersion blender, add the fresh mint, puree until smooth or to desired consistency. Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to one month.


*For mom and dad, this makes a wonderful accompaniment to grilled pork chops!*


Jordan Wagman, has received national recognition from the James Beard Foundation and was nominated as a Rising Star in North America.  Jordan continues to be involved in the food industry as executive chef for Sweetpea Baby Food, a line of frozen organic baby food. Jordan lives in Toronto with his wife, Tamar, and two children, Jonah and Jamie.



Recipe courtesy of Chef Jordan Wagman “the easy gourmet”.