INTRODUCTION

This incredible green puree is an amazing addition to any dish which needs a wild boost.  Vibrant in color, it’s perfect poured on top of soups, pasta, grains, cooked veggies, in smoothies…we love it in nearly everything.

INGREDIENTS

4 cups Spiny Amaranth leaves, cleaned

1 gallon water, salted

reserved blanching ice water

STEP 1

Bring 1 gallon of water to a boil, and season generously with salt.

STEP 2

Add amaranth greens, and blanch 2-3 minutes, until completely cooked through.

STEP 3

Remove from pot, and immediately chill in ice water bath, until completely cooled.

STEP 4

Place the drained greens, and 2 ounces of the reserved ice bath water in a blender, and bring together slowly. Add more reserved ice water if needed, until a complete vortex is formed. Blend on high until completely smooth.

STEP 5

Remove from blender, and season with salt to taste. Keep tightly covered and chilled in fridge until ready to use.

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