Amaranto | Amaranthus

Amaranto | Amaranthus

Common Name: Amaranto, Amaranthus

Binomial Nomenclature: Hymenaea courbaril

Culinary Use: Leaves - raw or cooked as a spinach or added to soups. 

Medicinal Use: The mild flavoured leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals.

Fun Fact: The seed can also be popped in much the same way as popcorn.