whole grain teff





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SKU 1533C244
Weight 6.50 lbs
Price: $22.99

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Add a little adventure to everyday meals with teff, a tiny whole grain that has been a staple of traditional Ethiopian cooking for thousands of years. Whole Grain Teff (Tef, T'ef) an ancient East African cereal grass, is a nutritional powerhouse. It is the smallest grain in the world (about 100 grains are the size of a kernel of wheat!). The germ and bran, where the nutrients are concentrated, account for a larger volume of the seed compared to more familiar grains.

With a mild, nutty flavor and lots of calcium, protein and fiber, whole grain teff is a great addition to porridge, stews, pilaf or baked goods. Cooked whole grain teff makes a unique hot breakfast cereal similar in consistency and texture to wheat farina. Teff can be made into polenta, added to veggie burgers, cakes, cookies and breads. Naturally gluten free, teff is a wonderful way to mix up your menu with something a bit exotic.

Teff Stew
This reinterpretation of wat--an Ethiopian soup traditionally eaten with flatbread made from teff flour--includes whole grain teff in the stew itself.

2Tbsp Olive Oil
1 cup chopped Onion
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground Allspice
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
1 cup Teff
2 large Tomatoes, chopped
1 medium Zucchini, sliced
1 medium Yellow Summer Squash, sliced
4 cups Vegetable Broth
1 cup cooked Garbanzo Beans
1/2 cup Lemon Juice
1/4 cup chopped Cilantro
ground Black Pepper Salt

Heat oil in a heavy 4-quart pot over medium heat. Add onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, spices and salt. Reduce heat to low and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add teff and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until teff is soft, about 15 minutes.

Add vegetables and beans; cook until tender, 10-15 minutes. Add lemon juice and cook 3 more minutes. Add cilantro just before serving. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Makes 4-6 servings.

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Nutrient Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (50g)
Servings Per Container: 14.00
Amount Per Serving % Daily

Calories from Fat

Total Fat
1.00 g
2 %
     Saturated Fat
0.00 g
0 %
     Trans Fat
0 g
0 %
0.00 mg
0 %
5.00 mg
0 %
Total Carbohydrate
37.00 g
12 %
     Dietary Fiber
4.00 g
16 %
0.00 g
7.00 g
14 %

Vitamin A
0.00 %
Vitamin C
0.00 %
10.00 %
20.00 %

* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

whole grain teff

*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy.

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Add all ingredients in the order suggested by your bread machine cycle and process on the basic bread cycle according to the manufacturer's directions. Let loaf cool for 15 minutes before slicing.
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