Amaranth porridge with banana, dates & cocoa nibs

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free


75g amaranth (from the Love Life grains, beans and nuts shelf)
4 cardamom pods, split
Small pinch ground ginger
4 Love Life Pitted Medjool Dates, thinly sliced lengthways
1 banana
2 tsp cocoa nibs


1. Put the amaranth in a saucepan with 350ml cold water, the cardamom, ginger and three-quarters of the dates. Bring to a simmer and cook for 25-30 minutes, or until thickened.

2. Mash half the banana. Add to the porridge and beat well to combine. Remove the cardamom pods.

3. Thinly slice the remaining banana and sprinkle over the porridge, along with the remaining dates and the cocoa nibs, before serving. 

  • Total time: 40

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 913kJ
Fat 1.8g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Carbohydrate 46.2g
Sugars 34.8g
Protein 3.6g
Salt trace
Fibre 4.9g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jan 05 15:25:00 GMT 2017.