One word that comes to my mind when I eat Amaranth Soup with Roasted Strawberries is “delicious”. No other word can describe the amazing taste of this dessert recipe. Amaranth has become my recent favorite ancient grain because of its texture and taste and the health benefits. I have always loved the flavor of roasted strawberries and since I have a serious sweet tooth and yet have to stick to healthy diet to maintain my healthy weight I developed a comfort food dessert for all my dessert lover friends. I always finish my share and try to get my hands on to my husband’s share. I would highly recommend everyone to try this delectable recipe. I am sure you won’t be able to stop with just one bite. You would want to lick the last bit of the dessert “Amaranth Soup with Roasted Strawberries”.
This divine dessert is also a big hit with my daughter since she is a strawberry lover. Luckily I was able to save some strawberries for this recipe. I hardly get a chance to create recipes with strawberries since it gets finished within a day’s time. It a gluten free and dairy free dessert recipe for all my health conscious friends and you won’t be guilty for eating Amaranth Soup with Roasted Strawberries in case you overindulge in the dessert.
- Preheat oven at 350 degree Fahrenheit.
- Slice into the strawberries into two. Drizzle the hone on it and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the strawberries are soft.
- In the meantime, combine milk and amaranth in a heavy bottom saucepan and cook at high flame till the first boil.
- After the first boil adjust the flame to medium and let it cook for 10 minutes. Stir constantly at intervals to avoid sticking at the bottom.
- Add cardamom powder and mix. Add sugar, vanilla extract and stir again. Cook for another 15 minutes.
- Turn off the flame and pour into the serving dish.
- Mash the roasted strawberries roughly. Make sure the strawberries don’t leave its texture only a rough mash with a spoon is enough. (don’t over do it).
- Float the strawberries on the soup and garnish with pistachio.
- This dessert can be served at room temperature or cold.
- It tastes best when cold in the refrigerator. Put the soup in the refrigerator for few minutes or until slight cold (not chilled). Stir and eat.
Note: 1. Almond milk can also used instead of flax milk but I prefer flax milk due to its dessert like flavor.
2. Can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.