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Warm Amaranth Breakfast Cereal

Warm Amaranth Breakfast Cereal

Warm Amaranth Breakfast Cereal Photo
Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Cook Time:
    PT25M
    25 Minutes
  • Yield:
    2 servings
Amaranth is a nutritious gluten-free ancient grain from South America that is high in fiber, protein and micronutrients. It also grows as a visibly striking plant.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup amaranth
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk (plain or vanilla)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 118.29ml amaranth
  • 354.88ml unsweetened almond milk (plain or vanilla)
  • 25.56g brown sugar
  • Pinch salt

Amaranth is a nutritious gluten-free ancient grain from South America that is high in fiber, protein and micronutrients. It also grows as a visibly striking plant.

Preparation
STEP 1

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

STEP 2

Reduce heat and simmer about 20 minutes or until amaranth is tender but not mushy and cereal has thickened slightly. Serve warm.

Options

This recipe is a great platform for your own variations: • Top with fresh or dried fruit • For a little crunch, add some nuts or seeds • Add 1/4 cup grated apple or pear and a dash of cinnamon • Mix some grated carrot in with the fruit for a veggie boost • Substitute honey, maple syrup or agave for the brown sugar. To make with cow’s milk, soy milk, coconut milk or other thicker milk alternative, substitute water for half the liquid.

Tags: Vegetarian

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