- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 tablespoon cornmeal (plain)
- 3 eggs, large
- 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla, or 6 tablespoons. lemon juice
- 5 tablespoons light cream
- 1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell
Cream butter and sugar. Add cornmeal. Beat eggs together well and add vinegar, vanilla or lemon juice, and cream. Fold egg mixture into butter/sugar mixture. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes and then lower heat to 325 degrees F. Bake an additional 25 minutes or until set.
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup amaranth
Combine water, the amaranth, and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat for 25 minutes or until the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Makes about 1 cups.
Variation with Mixed Tiny Grains: Mix teff, amaranth, and quinoa, the latter thoroughly rinsed, and cook as described.