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Creamy amaranth porridge makes a lovely healthy breakfast that tastes delicious. Top with whatever fresh fruit is in season.

Amaranth Porridge with Peach, Passion and Pomegranate

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1/2 cup amaranth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Fresh fruit to garnish (peach, passionfruit, pomegranate)


  • Rince and drain the amaranth.  Add to a saucepan with the water, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.  
  • Bring to the boil, cover and then simmer for 25 minutes or until cooked through, stirring occasionally. Add more water if required.  
  • Once cooked stir through the milk and maple syrup.  Top with fresh fruit.  I have used sliced peach, passionfruit, pomegranate, coconut, bee pollen, and extra maple. 


Suitable for babies if you omit the maple syrup