Tag: spiny amaranth

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 1/2 cups coconut milk 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 shallot, chopped 1 clove of garlic, …

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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 Ginger rhizome, sliced thinly with a mandolin 1 cup Spiny Amaranth greens, chopped 1/2 small purple cabbage, …

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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 cup olive oil 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup parmesan, grated 2 cloves garlic salt …

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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 cup steamed Spiny Amaranth greens 1/2 cup gluten free bread crumbs 2 Tablespoons melted vegan butter 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon …

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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 cups Spiny Amaranth leaves, cleaned 1 gallon water, salted reserved blanching ice water STEP 1 …

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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 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms 1 clove garlic 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup milk or almond milk …

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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 and analgesic (pain relief). Due to its invasiveness our focus is on Spiny Amaranth, but …

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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 Greens 1/3 cup dry powdered buttermilk (Optional; powdered goats milk, etc.) 1 1/2 tsp dried dill weed 2 …

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