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Amaranth Grain, Certified Organic - 16 oz.

Amaranth Grain, Certified Organic - 16 oz.

SKU: 6211


Special Price $3.59

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USDA Organic (color)   Non-GMO Project Verified   Certified Gluten Free   Kosher (CRC)   
  • Organic ancient grain with a sweet and nutty flavor
  • Good source of protein and fiber

There are grains, and then there's Amaranth. Along with buckwheat and quinoa, Amaranth is one of the few plant sources to offer a complete set of amino acids, making it a rare plant source of complete protein. It's naturally gluten-free and a good source of protein and fiber.

Living Now® Organic Amaranth is perfect for making gluten-free pasta, but should be combined with other grains/flours for baked goods since it has no gluten and will not rise on its own. Amaranth has a mild flavor that's both sweet and nutty, and it's a popular addition to many vegetarian recipes.

Basic Cooking Instructions:

1 cup of Living Now® Organic Amaranth
2 1/2 cups of water

  1. Rinse Organic Amaranth thoroughly under cold running water.
  2. Combine Amaranth and water into a pot.
  3. Bring to a boil then cover with tight fitting lid.
  4. Reduce heat to low and allow Amaranth to simmer for 20 minutes or until grains are fluffy and water absorbs.

***Tip: If you would like to turn this mixture into an amaranth porridge add another 1/2 cup of water and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (47 g)
Servings Per Container: about 10
Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Calories 170  
Total Fat 3 g 4%
   Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
   Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 31 g 11%
   Dietary Fiber 3 g 11%
   Total Sugars 1 g  
      Includes 0g Added Sugars   0%
Protein 6 g 12%
Vitamin D 0 mcg 0%
Calcium 75 mg 6%
Iron 3.6 mg 20%
Potassium 239 mg 6%

Ingredients: Organic Whole Grain Amaranth (Non-GMO).

Certified Organic by QAI.

Vegetarian/Vegan Product.

SKU 6211
Manufacturer NOW Foods
UPC Code 733739062116
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