Easy Amaranth

Amaranth is a good source of Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Manganese. It is also very high in protein. You can make it ahead of time and keep it in tupperware in the fridge for up to 5 days and use as part of other recipes.

Easy Amaranth Recipe by DAREBEE
INGREDIENTS½ cup amaranth
1 cup water
Makes 2 portions125 Calories per portion
Protein 5g
Carbohydrates 23g
Fat 2g
Fiber 3g

Instructions

1Add ½ cup dry amaranth to a small saucepan, cover with 1 cup water and bring to a boil.

2Lower the heat. Boil for 20 minutes at medium heat until all the water evaporates. Serve with fruit or vegetables and reserve for later. Will keep well in a tupperware in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Tips

  • ½ cup of dry amaranth yields 1 cup (260g) of cooked amaranth.
Easy Amaranth Recipe by DAREBEE
Easy Amaranth Recipe by DAREBEE