Easy Amaranth Tabbouleh


1 ½ cups water

½ cup amaranth, uncooked

2 cups cucumber, diced

½ cup red onion, finely chopped

½ cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped

¼ cup pine nuts, toasted

1 lemon

½ cup chickpeas, drained

Savoury yeast flakes


  • 1. Bring water and amaranth to the boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer for 20 minutes.

  • 2. Meanwhile, combine cucumber, onion, parsley, pine nuts, the juice of 1 lemon, chickpeas and a generous sprinkle of savoury yeast flakes in large bowl.

  • 3. Drain and rinse amaranth under cold water once cooked. Add to the large bowl and toss to combine well. Add a sprinkle of salt flakes and pepper and enjoy!

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