This millet salad is a quick and easy way to incorporate a nutritious grain into your diet. Millet is a gluten-free grain that is a good source of protein, fiber, and other nutrients. It has a slightly sweet, nutty flavor that pairs well with a variety of ingredients. In this recipe, the millet is combined with a mix of colorful vegetables, herbs, and a simple vinaigrette dressing for a flavorful and nourishing salad.
- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Serves: 4 people
You will need the following ingredients:
1 cup organic millet
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup chopped cucumber
- 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped red onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, mint, or basil)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Rinse the millet in a fine-mesh strainer under cold water.
- In a medium saucepan, bring the water and salt to a boil. Add the millet and reduce the heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, or until the millet is tender and the water has been absorbed.
- Fluff the millet with a fork and transfer it to a large bowl to cool.
- Add the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, and herbs to the bowl with the millet.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Pour the dressing over the millet and vegetables and toss to combine.
- Serve the millet salad immediately, or cover and refrigerate for later use.
This recipe makes 4 servings.
This millet salad is a quick and easy way to incorporate a nutritious grain into your diet. It's perfect for a light lunch or dinner, and it can be customized to your liking by adding your favorite vegetables, herbs, and other ingredients. Give it a try and see how delicious and nourishing millet can be!