18+ Amazing Amaranth Recipes

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Do you enjoy trying new foods? These fantastic amaranth recipes will make you fall in love with this ancient and versatile gluten-free grain.

Move over quinoa; let’s try something new today! Amaranth is the new (ancient) kid in town, and it can be turned into lots of delicious meals and snacks!

From pancakes and porridge to burgers, bread, soups, and salads, the possibilities are endless.

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Especially for those who follow a gluten-free diet, adding amaranth to your weekly routine can spice things up.

Check out delicious recipes featuring other grains, such as millet, buckwheat, or rice, on our website! Enjoy the following collection.

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18+ Delectable Amaranth Recipes (Sweet & Savory)

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes

Do you enjoy trying new foods? These fantastic amaranth recipes will make you fall in love with this ancient and versatile gluten-free grain. 


  • 3 cups water (720 ml)
  • 1 cup amaranth (190 g)


  1. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add dry amaranth and stir to combine.
  3. Cover with a lid and lower the heat so that the amaranth can simmer.
  4. Once all of the water has been absorbed, remove from heat and use your freshly cooked amaranth!


  • Replace the water with vegetable broth to add more flavor.
  • You can also add some spices like thyme or curry to the water while cooking.
  • Find 18+ delicious uses for amaranth in the article above!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: ½ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 97Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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