Tag Archive for: Amaranthus spinosus

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Protected: Spiny Amaranth Artichoke Dip

INTRODUCTION This dip is a great way to introduce wild greens to your friends and family.  It tastes like a traditional spinach-artichoke dip, but it's packed full of wild nutrition. INGREDIENTS 2 cups steamed Spiny Amaranth,…
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Creamy Spiny Amaranths

INTRODUCTION Creamy coconut milk, meaty mushrooms and vibrant wild greens - what's not to love!  This delicious dish is perfect as a side or a meal in itself. INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 pound Spiny Amaranth greens 1…
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Spiny Amaranth Kahili Ginger Ferment

INTRODUCTION This is a lovely condiment, packed with probiotics, super tasty and healthy for your gut! This is a basic ferment recipe - get creative and experiment with different combinations of veggies and spices. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Kahili…
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Spiny Amaranth Pesto

INTRODUCTION This version of a traditional pesto is sure to please - we love it on pasta, on steamed veggies, as a dip, anyway you use the original...enjoy! INGREDIENTS 1 cup tightly packed Spiny Amaranth greens 1 cup basil 1/2…
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Spiny Amaranth Stuffed Mushrooms

INTRODUCTION These stuffed mushrooms are perfect bite-sized snacks for parties, and a great way to introduce wild foods to the uninitiated. INGREDIENTS 12 crimini mushrooms, cleaned,  stems removed 1 cup steamed potatoes, mashed 1/2…
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Spiny Amaranth Puree

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…
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Protected: Spiny Amaranth Pakoras

INTRODUCTION Pakoras are tasty Indian treats, typically made from vegetables dipped in a flavorful batter and crisply fried.  Our version combines Spiny Amaranth with potato, spices, and chickpeas to create a delicious wild food experience. …
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Spiny Amaranth Frittata

INTRODUCTION Enjoy this egg dish with breakfast, brunch, or anytime.  It's less dense than an omelet, yet more elegant than scrambled eggs...and packed with wild nutrition! INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups Amaranth 1/2…
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Why Only 6 Plants?

Have you ever taken a college botany course? If not, it’s typical to be expected to learn 100 plants in a semester. How many of those do you think you would remember? Maybe 6, if youʻre lucky? Basically, people always want more but…
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Wild Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus)

Now growing from 30°N to 30°S around the globe, Wild Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus) originates from the lowland parts of tropical Central and South America. It is a highly valued food, and some of its medicinal benefits are as an anti-inflammatory…
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Spiny Amaranth Ranch Spice Rub

Introduction This is one of Savage Kitchen's favorite recipes! It's a versatile seasoning that can be mixed into dips, sprinkled on salads, or added to soups. Recipe by Chef Robert Ramshur. Ingredients 1/2 cup Dried Spiny Amaranth…
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Dried Spiny Amaranth Greens

INTRODUCTION Dehydrating Spiny Amaranth greens is a great way to preserve the wild nutrition for later use. Add the powdered or flaked/crushed greens to smoothies, sauces, soups, rice - anything that needs a little extra green goodness! INGREDIENTS Fresh…