Millet Salad

Introduce something new to your healthy senses by trying out this Millet Salad. It’s a whole new experience as this recipe gives you stack of traditional flavors and nutrients. Also, instead of using bulgur, millet is a great substitute to this Lebanese dish because it makes it gluten-free.

Preparation Times:

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30

Millet Salad

Equipment:

  • Cooking pot
  • Small bowl
  • Large bowl

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of millet
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 medium-sized red onion, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a pot of boiling water, add millet. Bring to simmer over medium heat and cook for 15 minutes until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Combine the dressing (lemon juice, olive oil, garlic powder) in a small bowl and whisk. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Mix millet and the other ingredients in a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss to coat. You may refrigerate it for about 20 minutes before serving but it’s optional.
  4. Enjoy your salad!