According to legend grains of Khorasan wheat were once found in the tomb of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh, and that Noah carried the wheat on his ark.
Today you can enjoy this rich, nutty wheat that originated in Iran and Afghanistan with KAMUT.
For more than 10 years Mack and Bob Quinn have been cultivating a specific variety of Khorasan. KAMUT brand Khorosan wheat holds up to the highest standards in wheat production including: no breeding or genetic modification, only grown as a certified organic grain, and contaminant free.
KAMUT Khorasan wheat is an excellent wheat for use in cooking and baking because of its unique taste and ease of digestibility. Use it for making appetizers, pasta, bread, and more!
KAMUT Brand Khorasan Wheat Soft Pretzel
Makes 12 to 15 large pretzels.Ingredients:1 Tablespoon Active Dry Yeast1 1/2 Cups Lukewarm Water2 Eggs, Beaten1/4 cup Oil of choice1/4 Cup Sweetener of choice3/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt4 1/2 – 5 Cups KAMUT® Brand Khorasan Flour1 Egg, BeatenAbout 2 Tablespoons Coarse Salt
Preparation:Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly oil 2 large baking sheets. In a bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Blend in eggs and oil. Add sweetener, salt, and KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat flour. Stir well to make a soft dough. Knead about 5 minutes, until dough is smooth. Roll dough into ropes about 1/2 inch in diameter and 18 to 24 inches long. Form into pretzels by placing ropes on baking sheets to form a circle and twist the ends twice. Lay the twisted ends of the dough across the circle and press to seal. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with salt. Bake immediately 12 – 15 minutes, until brown and crisp.
KAMUT Brand Khorasan Wheat Raisin Walnut Muffins
Ingredients:2 Cups KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat flour2 Tablespoons Baking Powder1 Teaspoon Sea Salt1 Teaspoon Cinnamon3/4 Cups Buttermilk2 Beaten Eggs1/2 Cup Honey1 Cup Raisins1/2 Cup OilTopping Ingredients:1/2 Cup Chopped Walnuts1/4 Cup Brown Sugar1/4 Cup Melted Butter1/2 Cup KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat flour
Preparation:Mix the topping ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside. In a large bowl mix together all the dry ingredients then stir in raisins. Next add the wet ingredients (oil, eggs, honey and buttermilk). Stir well. Line muffin tins with baking cups or grease well. Fill the muffin cups of the way full with dough. Sprinkle one heaping Tablespoon of topping on each muffin. Bake at 350°F for 15-18 minutes. Muffins are done when tooth pick comes out clean.
KAMUT Brand Khorasan Wheat Pasta and Green Beans
ngredients:1 Package KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat pasta (spaghetti, fettucine, etc)1 Teaspoon Sea Salt1 Teaspoon Dried Minced Oregano1 Teaspoon Dried Minced Basil1 Teaspoon Celery Salt1 Cup sliced cooked mushrooms (or 1 can of mushrooms)2 Packages of frozen Italian Green Beans1 Cup finely chopped Onion1/4 cup oil of choice (canola, olive, etc)Fresh Grated Parmesan Cheese
Preparation:Cook pasta until tender, drain. Sauté onion in oil in a large skillet until tender. Add cooked pasta, green beans, mushrooms (drained), salt, celery salt, basil and oregano. Cover and simmer 10-15 minutes until beans are tender stirring occasionally. Top with cheese
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