Amaranth Porridge with Ginger, Cinnamon, + Honey-Roasted Pear

By bumble & butter
April 16, 2018
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Author Notes: Here you have these delicate, succulent pears with a zing of ginger, resting on top of a bed of nutty amaranth, and its juices pooled with a dollop of tangy and indulgent crème fraîche. Our rosemary granola always adds a nice aroma to a dish, and the olive oil? Oh, don't skimp. Get the fruitiest, highest quality extra virgin olive oil you can find. And of course, I can't go without a good sprinkling of flaky Maldon sea salt to balance the flavors. Enjoy.bumble & butter

Serves: 1

Roasted pear

  • 1 pear
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Amaranth porridge

  • ½ cups uncooked amaranth
  • ½ cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • pinch of salt
  • flakey sea salt to finish
  • fruity extra virgin olive oil to finish
  • Crème fraîche
  • bumble & butter rosemary granola
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚.
  2. Rinse and drain amaranth. Combine with milk, water, and salt. Bring amaranth to a boil, and reduce to a simmer for 25 minutes with a lid on until the amaranth is soft. Add a bit more milk to thin the texture out if desired.
  3. Slice or dice the pear. Toss with the honey and spices. Roast for 15 minutes, or until the pears are tender.
  4. Serve amaranth porridge in a bowl with roasted pear, a dollop of creme fraiche, a drizzle of olive oil, and a sprinkling of rosemary granola and flaky sea salt.

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