Amaranth Hot Cereal with Cherries and Walnuts

Amaranth Hot Cereal with Cherries and Walnuts

Serves 4

Looking for a new hot breakfast cereal to add to your repertoire? Give amaranth a try. Its nutty flavor is delicious with warm spices, maple syrup, cherries and walnuts.

  • 1 cup whole grain amaranth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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Place amaranth, milk and 1 cup water in a medium saucepot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring frequently, until most liquid is absorbed and amaranth is cooked through and tender, about 25 minutes. Stir in cherries, walnuts, maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg until combined. Serve hot.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:390 calories (120 from fat), 14g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (12g dietary fiber, 18g sugar), 14g protein
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