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Amaranth and Applesauce Pancakes Recipe

Set aside the white flour for your next batch of pancakes, and try cooked amaranth grains instead.

From the "Heirloom Gardener"
Fall 2017

  • Home gardeners can grow amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) for grain and microgreens. Dunne

Total Hands-On Time: 20 min

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Yield: about 10 medallion sized pancakes

Amaranth’s natural nuttiness will complement the pronounced flavor of whole wheat in this recipe. The seed’s high saponin content can impart a soapy or bitter flavor. You can prevent this by rinsing the seeds several times in cool water before cooking.

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