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Savory Shiitake Amaranth Grain

Created by the NOW® Culinary Innovation Team

This delicious earthy side dish is great for any holiday occasion. Your guests will be in for a delicious treat!

(Serves 4)

Ingredients
1 cup shiitake mushrooms
½ cup NOW Amaranth Grain
1 cup vegetable stock
½ cup chopped onions
1 sprig of rosemary, finely chopped
2 tsp sea salt
2 tsp freshly chopped parsley
1 tsp NOW Noni Juice
1 tsp NOW Certified Organic Virgin coconut oil

Directions:

1) In a stock pot place vegetable stock, amaranth grain, 1 tsp sea salt, and 1 sprig of rosemary
2) Allow for the mixture to come up to a boil, then cover and place on low heat for 15 minutes.
3) In a separate sauté pan place 1 tsp of coconut oil
4) Add chopped onions, shiitake mushrooms, and 1 tsp of sea salt
5) Sauté until the chopped onions have a golden brown color
6) Uncover the amaranth grain and fluff with fork
7) Combine with shiitake mushrooms, onions, chopped parsley, and noni juice.
8) Serve warm and enjoy!