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                             AMARANTH STIR FRY
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Amaranth -- uncooked
      1/8   ts           Sea salt
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1       c            Leeks -- sliced
      1/2   c            Mushrooms -- sliced
      1/2   c            Green peppers -- sliced
    1       t            Soy sauce
      1/2   c            Whole wheat bread crumbs
      1/2   c            Scallions -- sliced
      1/2   c            Pumpkin seeds -- toasted
 
    Rinse and drain amaranth.
   
    Dry roast amaranth in a hevy skillet over medium heat
   for 5 minutes.
   
    Bring 3 cups water and salt to a boil. Stir in
   amaranth and return to a boil.
   
    Lower heat and place a flame deflector or heat
   diffuser under the pot.
   
    Cover and simmer for 35 minutes or until all water is
   absorbed, stirring occasionally.
   
    Heat a skillet and brush generously with oil. Add
   leeks and saute for 5 minutes.
   
    Add mushrooms and peppers and saute for 10 minutes,
   stirring often.
   
    Sprinkle with soy sauce and one teaspoon water.
   
    Sprinkle bread crumbs over top of vegetables.
   
    Place amaranth on top of crumbs. Cover and heat
   through.
   
    Stir to combine all ingredients, place in a serving
   dish and garnish with scallions and pumpkin seeds.
   
    Per serving: 340 cal; 11 g prot; 237 mg sod; 51 g
   carb; 11 g fat; 0 mg chol; 93 mg calcium
   
    From DEEANNE’s recipe files
  
 
 
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