Amaranth, Organic

$2.42

43 in stock

Amaranth is a very ancient grain used by the Aztecs and Incas. Grinding it makes a light and tasty flour. Rich in lysine, its protein content is high quality.

43 in stock

SKU: GR078 Categories: ,

Description

There are 60 mg of calcium per 1/2 cup, and amaranth is gluten free. Amaranth has a nutty, slightly spicy flavor, and a sticky gelatinous texture. It makes a highly nutritious hot cereal and can be cooked like any other grain, but becomes sticky when cooked. Can be mixed with corn, onions, and pinto beans. Try popping it like popcorn too!

  • Gluten Free
  • Kosher
  • Country of Origins: Bolivia, India

Directions

Simmer 1 cup grain in 3 cups water for 25 minutes. amaranth congeals as it cools so keep it warm before eating. if pressure cooking, cook only for 4 to 10 minutes. goes well with buckwheat, millet and brown rice.

Ingredients

organic amaranth

Nutrition Info

Serving Size 1 cup (193g)
Calories 716
Amount / Serving
%DV

Total Fat 13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat 2.8g
14%
Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg
0%

Sodium 7.7mg
0%

Total Carbohydrate 127g
42%
Dietary Fiber 12.9g
52%
Total Sugars 3.3g

Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%

Protein 26.2g
52%

Vitamin D 0mcg
0%

Calcium 307mg
31%

Iron 14.7mg
82%

Potassium 980mg
28%

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