The sprouting seed of Amaranto is all advantages, it is easy to grow, it is easy to harvest, it is easy to cook and its seeds are a very good source of protein. Its beautiful Burgundy color and soft earthy flavor will brighten your salads and make your dishes tastier.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amaranthus retroflexus.
CROP METHOD: in a container about 5 cm high, with holes in the bottom, fill it with substrate and moisten. Spread the seeds leaving space between them, cover slightly with substrate and moisten. Keep moist, once germine place the container in a place that gives indirect sunlight.
HARVEST: 4-6 days approx.
SEEDS / GRAM: 1500.
FORMAT: 100-500-1000 gr.
TEMPORALITY: seeds available all year.
TASTING: mild flavour like spinach.
PAIRING: garlic, basil, anise, celery, eggplant, watercress, broccoli, coffee, cinnamon, cherry, cauliflower, parsnips, chocolate, chilli, fig, apple, seafood,
orange, nutmeg, pear, parsley, banana, chicken, blue cheese, soft cheese, washed rind cheese, hard cheese, beets, mushrooms, beef, grape, vanilla, carrot.
USE: red meat, white fish, steak tartare, salads.
COLOR AND SHAPE: intense red stems with nerves in the leaves. Elongated and thin shape.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS: contains 91% water, carbohydrates, fiber and very few calories. It is rich in vitamin A, it also contains vitamin C and minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and iodine. It is diuretic, laxative and purifying. Regulates thyroid hormone, strengthens the immune system, prevents cardiovascular and degenerative problems, benefits the liver and increases defenses.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION. Each serving of 100grs.
Energy - 97 KJ/23 Kcal
Fat - 0,33 g
Saturates - 0,09 g
Carbohydrates - 4,02 g
Sugar - 1,32 g
Fibre - 3,20 g
Protein - 2,46 g
Salt - 0,05 g