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Amaranth Porridge with Strawberries, Mint & Coconut Milk


  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 23 mins
  • Total Time: 28 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup amaranth
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 11/4 cups lite or regular coconut milk (not coconut milk beverage)
  • 11/4 cups water
  • 11/2 cups diced fresh strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint
  • Optional: Sweetener of choice (e.g., honey, maple syrup, stevia, natural cane sugar)

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, toast amaranth, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until fragrant.
  2. Add salt, 1 cup (250 mL) of the coconut milk, and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Serve in two bowls, drizzled with the remaining coconut milk, topped with strawberries, mint, and (optional) sweetener.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 273
  • Sugar: 4.5 g
  • Sodium: 159 mg
  • Fat: 9.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.5 g
  • Fiber: 8.8 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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