Amaranth is a fibre-rich grain that is high in high in magnesium and protein, and packed with fantastic flavour.
Believed to have been first cultivated in Mexico, this generous grain has a mild, slightly nutty taste and gelatinous texture making it ideal for soups, stews and risottos. This sandy-yellow seed makes a great thickener for sauces too, and can be boiled in water or popped in a pot like corn. Give it a try the next time you decide to whip up salads, stir-fries, pilaffs, a scrumptious stuffing or even a wholesome-tasting veggie burger!
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