Pear and Parsnip

This pear and parsnip stage one baby food recipe is a wonderful combination for your baby and makes a great side dish for the rest of the family. The hearty taste and texture of the parsnips mix with the light, sweet taste and texture of the pears to form a super delicious puree your baby will love. In addition to the yummy taste and enticing aroma, this puree is packed with vitamins A and K, Manganese, Fiber, and Folate.

This recipe is suitable for babies 4 months and up. Always make sure the consistency of your baby’s food is one he can handle and temperature check before serving. Before combining foods make sure he has tried each one individually first.


Pear and Parsnip


  • 2 Ripe Pears Washed, Peeled, Cored, and Chopped
  • 1 Medium Parsnip Washed, Peeled, and Chopped


  1. Pour water into a pot until it is about 1" deep and bring to a boil over high heat. Place the pears and parsnips into your Sage Baby Eco-Steamer and put it into the pot. Cover and steam for about 10 minutes, until parsnips are easily pierced with a fork.

  2. Blend until smooth using your Sage Baby Puree & Blend. To thin the puree, add a little water, breast milk or formula. To thicken it, add a little baby rice, baby oatmeal or baby barley cereal.

Recipe Notes

  • Serve or store. When stored in your Sage Spoonfuls jars or Sage Squeezie, Pear and Parsnip puree will stay fresh for up to 3 days in the refrigerator and up to 3 months in the freezer.