Savory Amaranth Flake Bowl

Updated: May 29, 2023

Savory Amaranth Flake Bowl
General Information
  • Breakfast
  • Savory
  • 9 minutes
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-Free
  • 2-3 servings


  • 2 cups of HerbaZest Amaranth Flakes
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 shallot (finely diced)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (thinly sliced)
  • Salt (a pinch or more to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons of parmesan cheese
  • Favorite toppings (take a look below for ideas)


Instead of topping your amaranth flake porridge with yogurt and granola, enjoy it savory for a change. It's tasty, wholesome, and easy to make. Amaranth is naturally rich in complete protein, fiber, and healthy fats. With the right toppings, this savory amaranth flake bowl will give you all the nutrients you need for a balanced meal.

  1. In a saucepan, sauté the shallot and garlic on low heat until translucent.(5 minutes)
  2. Add the quinoa flakes and give it a stir. Then add the water and keep stirring for 2-3 minutes until the flakes thicken. Add a bit more water if you prefer a more liquidy consistency.(3 minutes)
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese.(1 minute)
  4. Transfer to plates and add your favorite toppings. Enjoy right away!

When it comes to garnishing your savory amaranth flake bowl, there's no shortage of options! Some delicious ideas include soft boiled eggs, garlic sautéed spinach, tomatoes, avocado, and sesame seeds.