Amaranth casserole with cherries and apricots

Time

65 min

SErves

4

Calories

490 kcal

Carbs

52g

Protein

17g

Fat

13g

Ingredients

For the amaranth casserole

  • 300 ml almond drink
  • 100 g amaranth – rinse thoroughly over a sieve
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 1 pinch of crystal salt
  • 40 g soy cream
  • ½ teaspoon carob gum (alternatively 1 teaspoon organic corn starch)
  • 40 g white chocolate, vegan – roughly chopped
  • 150 g cherries, frozen – let thaw
  • 4 tbsp yacon syrup (or other alternative sweetener)
  • 1/3 tsp + 1/3 tsp vanilla powder
  • 1 gratin dish (18 x 18 cm)
  • 150 g apricots, frozen – let thaw and cut in half

Tip: You can also use just one type of fruit or other fruit, such as B. Plums.

For the crumble

  • 50 g almonds, ground
  • 50 g wholemeal buckwheat flour
  • 50 g cold margarine, vegan and heat-resistant (do it yourself) – cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 tbsp coconut blossom sugar
  • 1/3 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 1 pinch of crystal salt

Instructions

Amaranth is a gluten-free grain loaded with  fiber, protein and micronutrients and is associated with a number of health benefits, including reduced inflammation, lower cholesterol and increased weight loss. This is a great recipe, the cherries give it that va-va-voom flavour. It  is very easy to prepare and tastes great! Try it with a scoop of sugar free vanilla ice cream – mmmn good!

Step 1

First prepare the ingredients.

Step 2

For the amaranth casserole, bring 300 ml almond drink to a boil in a saucepan. Then stir in the amaranth, ½ teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt and simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes. Then switch off the stove, put a lid on and leave to soak for 5 minutes. Finally, stir in 40 g of soy cream and ½ teaspoon of locust bean gum; Fold in the chopped chocolate.

In the meantime, preheat the oven to 180 ° C fan oven.

Step 3

Put the defrosted cherries in a bowl; Mix with 2 tbsp yacon syrup and 1/3 tsp vanilla powder. Then spread over half of the gratin dish.

Put the apricots in the bowl; Mix with 2 tablespoons of yacon syrup and 1/3 teaspoon of vanilla powder and spread on the other half of the gratin dish. Then pour the amaranth mixture over the fruit.

Step 4

For the crumble, put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix quickly by hand until you have a crumbly mixture. Then spread on the amaranth.

Step 5

Put the amaranth casserole in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes; then let cool down briefly.

Amaranth casserole

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