- 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped, juice reserved
2 whole tomatoes, chopped
1 whole onion, diced
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/2 cup skim milk, or soy milk
2 tbsps. flour, optional
Toss chopped artichokes and juice into pan. Thicken with flour
and milk to desired thickness. Add onion, mushrooms, tomatoes and
basil. Cook for a short time leaving vegetables firm and tasty
and pretty. Cook up a batch of your favorite spaghetti noodles.
Rinse. Toss artichoke sauce on top. Makes 2 small side dish
servings, can be doubled.
- 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.