Biona Organic Amaranth 500g

Biona Organic Amaranth 500g

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Organic Amaranth from Biona in a 500g pack.

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Our Price £2.46 (£0.49 per 100g)  
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More about Biona Organic Amaranth

Amaranth is one of the oldest cultivated plants and was part of the staple diet of the Aztec and Inca civilizations. Amaranth is gluten free and rich in minerals and protein. It is said to have more calcium and magnesium than cow's milk. It can be used in baking, cooking and sprouting and is recommended by Dr Gillian McKeith.

Cooking Instructions

Cook 200g amaranth in 500ml water for 35 minutes. Stir, remove from heat and leave to stand for 15 minutes with lid on.

Ingredients

100% Organic Amaranth

Nutritional Information

Per 100g:

Energy 1684kJ/402kcal, Fat 8.8g of which saturates 2.5g, Carbohydrate 56.8g of which sugars 1.5g, Fibre 15.7g, Protein 15.7g, Salt

Cautions

May contain traces of gluten
May contain traces of nuts, sesame seeds & soya

Other Information

Manufacturer's Address

Biona,

34a Clifton Road,

Kingston

KT2 6PH

Manufacturers Web Site

www.biona.co.uk

Organic, Vegetarian

Customer reviews - Biona Organic Amaranth 500g

Reviews

Great - Thu 14th Jan 2016

Lovely combined with rice or quinoa. Fantastic opportunity to try something different. Tasty stuff.

Lovely, earthy flavour - Tue 5th Jan 2016

I'd never tried amaranth before so I wasn't sure what to expect. It has a rich, earthy flavour and is very creamy once cooked. I make it in a salad and it clumped together a bit. However, I think this would be lovely in a homemade burger recipe or perhaps in little vegan 'meatballs', which I shall definitely be trying soon. It's a great alternative to quinoa or buckwheat although the grains are a lot smaller.

Amaranth - Mon 4th Oct 2010

Amaranth is a tiny but rich, oily grain that cooks up in a scrumptious creamy texture. It is lovely cooked together with brown rice, sticks together very well and adds a lovely touch to any meal.
A good ingredient to have for rice ball variations, with toasted seeds and Umeboshi plum!

Tips

- Wed 1st Dec 2010

Excellent for sprouting.


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