Amaranth and Corn

Ingredients

1 cup amaranth rinsed and drained
1/2 cup fresh corn kernels
2 1/4 cups spring or filtered water
Pinch sea salt

Preparation

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Combine amaranth, corn, and water in a medium pan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Add salt. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 30-35 minutes, until all the liquid is absorbed and the grain is creamy.
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NOTES : "A ancient grain revisited. It was cultivated by the Aztecs, but was also widely used in China and in South and Central America.
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Commonly ground into flour, amaranth is also a wonderful whole-grain dish,but it only recently came back into vogue as a grain. It has a strong, earthy, sweet flavor that matches perfectly the sweetness of fresh corn. Its unique flavor and texture make it a delicious alternative to the more commonly used whole grains.

 



Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2010

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