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Kitchen Dictionary: amaranth

Pronounced: AM-ah-ranth

Once considered a weed in the U.S., this annual is now acknowledged as a nutritious high-protein food. Amaranth greens have a delicious, slightly sweet flavor and can be used both in cooking and for salads. The seeds are used as cereal or ground into flour for bread.


Season: available year-round

More Amaranth Recipes
Popular Amaranth Recipes
Creamy Cannellini Bean-Amaranth Soup With Basil
Bread Machine Amaranth and Orange Bread
Vegan Amaranth With Spinach-Tomato-Mushroom Sauce

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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