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Have You Tried Teff?

You know you should eat whole grains in your diet.

If you’re not sure how to use quinoa in different dishes, consider making a new grain discovery with full grains.

If you want to learn all you can about teff, a tiny whole grain. This article is for you.

What Is It?

Teff is a tiny, gluten-free grain, about the size of a poppy seed.

It’s has a mild, nutty flavor and available in different colors.

This delicious bread is a staple grain in Ethiopia, where it’s ground into flour to make injera, a spongy, pancake

What Are Its Nutritional Benefits? Teff is a super-nutritious whole grain. Cooked teff has 7 grams of fiber, 10 grams of protein, and the following vitamins and minerals:

Magnesium, 32%

DV Thiamine, 31%

DV Phosphorus, 30%

DV Iron, 28%

DV Zinc, 19%

DV Calcium, 12%

DV Folate, 11%

DV Niacin, 11%

DV Vitamin B-6, 12% DV

How Do I Use It?

Teff flour is used in traditional Ethiopian food dishes to make injera. You can use it to make bread, too, or bake cookies and brownies.

The whole grain can also be steamed like rice as a side dish, or added to porridge or stew.

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