I made a little bit of mashed papaya to my little foodie and I am amazed with how quick baby Naomi finished her first small bowl of mashed papaya. No fuss and no playing with food in her mouth.
Little foodie enjoying her first papaya.
1 slice of fully ripened papaya, peeled and seeds removed
- Cut papaya into small chunks.
- Mash the papaya chunks with fork or spoon in a bowl or grinder bowl. A really ripened papaya should be easy to be mashed with fork or spoon.
- Feed the mashed papaya to baby immediately to maintain its freshness.
Some parents prefer to introduce papaya as later baby food, so you might want to check with your paediatrician before feeding papaya to your baby.
Need more information and recipe ideas on using papaya as baby food? Check this article out.