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Recipe Name: Amaranth, Fig And Arugula Salad W/sesame Dres Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Salads Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 6

1/2 Tablespoon(s) Extra-virgin olive oil
1 Teaspoon(s) Mustard seeds
2 Tablespoon(s) Amaranth, uncooked
2 1/4 Cup(s) Vegetable stock
2 Cup(s) Beans, cooked white or red
10 Calmyrna figs, dried
1/3 Cup(s) Parsley, minced
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt
1 Tablespoon(s) Sesame seeds, toasted for
1/4 Cup(s) Tahini
1/2 Cup(s) Orange juice, fresh
1/2 Cup(s) Water
Salt to taste
8 Cup(s) Salad greens, mixed OR
romaine shredded
1 Cup(s) Arugula, chopped
Amaranth: Warm oil in a 2-quart saucepan over moderate heat. Add
mustard and sesame seeds, cover partially and toast about 30 seconds,
or until the sesame seeds darken a shade or two. Stir in amaranth
until grains are coated with oil. Add stock or water and bring to a
boil. Reduceheat to low and simmer until grains are tender and liquied
has been absorbed, about 20 minutes. Fold in beans and figs, cover and
set aside for 5 minutes. Stir in parsley, and season with salt and
pepper. Salad and Dressing: Combine tahini, orange juice, water and
salt in a blender and process until smooth. Set aside. Rinse leafy
greens and arugula. Spin-dry or pat between towels to remove excess
water. To serve: Place amaranth mixture in the center of 6 plates.
Garnish with sesame seeds and surround with salad greens. Drizzle with
dressing. Serves 6. Per serving: 482 cal; 17 g prot; 11 g fat; 77 g
carb; 0 chol; 385 mg sod; 13 g fiber. Vegan Source: Vegetarian
Times, July 93/MM by DEEANNE From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster
collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 191
Calories From Fat: 59
Total Fat: 7g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 571.9mg
Potassium: 808.5mg
Carbohydrates: 25.6g
Fiber: 10g
Sugar: 4.6g
Protein: 10.2g

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