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Orange Puree Recipe

Orange Puree Recipe

Missy Chase Lapine, author of "The Sneaky Chef," adds this Orange Puree, made from carrots and yams to kids' favorite foods. Missy suggests sneaking Orange Puree into pizza and tomato sauce, muffins, macaroni and cheese, and even pancakes.


  • 3 medium to large carrots, peeled and sliced thick 1 medium sweet potato or yam, peeled and chopped
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons of water


  1. Boil the carrots in a medium-size pot for about 5 minutes. Add the sweet potato and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Drain the veggies, then puree them in a food processor with 2 tablespoons of water. If necessary, add more water, a tablespoon at a time, blending until smooth. Makes 2 1/3 cups.