Avocado Banana Rice Mash

Avocado Banana Rice Mash

The mild flavours and creamy textures of avocado and banana team up in this simple mash that is sweetened with a little applesauce and fortified with cooked rice. Keep in mind that the mash does discolour as the avocado and bananas oxidize but it won’t affect the flavour or nutritional value.

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked white or brown rice
  • 1/2 *avocado, mashed
  • 1/2 *banana, mashed
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) unsweetened applesauce
Directions
  1. Stir together rice, avocado, banana and applesauce until well combined.
  2. Refrigerate leftovers for up to 2 days.

*Note: Avocado is a source of 20 different nutrients including fibre, folic acid and vitamin E, which are all essential for a healthy baby. Bananas provide vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium and fibre which aid in baby’s healthy growth and development.