Amaranth

Amaranth

Item # 16273-6/2 lbs.


Features

  • Originated in South America and Mexico
  • Very high in protein, containing 7 of 8 essential amino acids
  • Can be popped in dry pan and used for garnish
  • Great for breakfast, soups and stuffings
  • Perfect for Mexican, Latin, South American, and Vegetarian cuisines

Ingredients

Amaranth

Pack Size

6/2 lb. sleeves = 12 lbs. per case

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.

Preparation and Cooking Instructions

Stovetop: Bring 2½ qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in Amaranth, reduce heat and simmer covered for 25 minutes, or until desired texture. Remove from heat and serve. For a less moist consistency, use 2 qts. water and cook for 20 minutes.

Yield: 24 half-cup servings.