Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup amaranth and 1/3 cup fruit)

How to Make It

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add amaranth; cook 2 minutes. Stir in milk, dash of salt, and vanilla bean; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Discard vanilla bean. Combine peaches, water, sugar, cinnamon, and dash of ground ginger in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Simmer 12 minutes or until peaches are tender and thick. Serve peaches over amaranth.

Chef's Notes

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