It’s packed with phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. No wonder it was the staple of the pre-Columbian Aztecs.
Amaranth tastes great hot or cold, in starters, mains or desserts. Delicious as a porridge and a wholesome ingredient for your salad or soup. For recipe ideas check out Erbology recipes.
How do I cook it? It’s really easy to cook amaranth. Put 1 cup amaranth and 3 cups cold water in a saucepan to make 3 cups of cooked amaranth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
100% organic amaranth seeds. Store in a cool, dry place.
(Per 100g): energy 392kcal • protein 15.7g • fat 6.9g • carbohydrate 66.9g • fibre 9.7g • calcium 200mg • magnesium 200mg • potassium 390mg • phosphorus 450mg.