Amaranth joy

Amaranth joy recipe


  • amaranto6 tablespoons of honey. It also can be made with panela sugar.
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup washed and drained amaranth.


  • Pop the amaranth in a skillet over medium heat, like popcorn.
  • Mix 6 tablespoons honey and 1 tablespoon butter, and boil the mixture over medium heat stirring constantly with a wooden spoon for 5-8 minutes.
  • When the mass becomes homogeneous, hot and lightly browned, add the amaranth and mix all the ingredients.
  • Optionally, add sunflower seeds, shredded coconut, or dried fruit.
  • Remove from heat and knead on a tray. Cut with the desired form (in the form of bars, hearts, etc.). And cool.

Properties of amaranth joy

The main virtue of this recipe can primarily be the pleasure of developing a traditional recipe made with a grain almost forgotten. It has survived colonization and many years of history.

It is a very energetic recipe (mainly because of fructose, coming from the honey, and sugar), rich in vitamin B, and vitamin A and vitamin D in butter.

This recipe is suitable for coeliacs diet.

More information on amaranth recipes

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

12 January, 2022

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