15 Ways to Cook Millet

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April 8 2019


Have you tried cooking with millet yet? Hearty, filling, and versatile, this great grain will transform your recipes from basic to the next level. Check out these 15 marvelous millet recipes we found on our Food Monster App to get started!

1. Caribbean Jerk Millet Burgers With Pineapple Guacamole

Caribbean Jerk Millet Burgers With Pineapple Guacamole [Vegan]

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These millet, chickpea, and black bean burgers are packed with protein, flavor, and of course, Caribbean flair! Homemade jerk seasoning makes these Caribbean Jerk Millet Burgers With Pineapple Guacamole from Tori Cooper extra-special, but they’re ultimate when topped with creamy pineapple guacamole. Oh yeah. That’s what we’re talking about!

2. Hearty Breakfast Porridge

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This Hearty Breakfast Porridge from Molly Patrick is truly a bowl of fuel that will get your day going on the right track! This bowl is rich in nutrients, particularly protein, and is also very tasty.

3. Vegetable Millet Casserole

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This Vegetable Millet Casserole from Deniz Kilic is a healthy and delicious one-dish meal with celery and carrots. This recipe only takes a few ingredients to create a fresh and delicious dinner! Spicy, aromatic, and creamy – this tastes like the perfect thing to pop into the oven on a fall evening.

4. Sweet Pea Millet Cakes

Sweet Pea Millet Cakes

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With the first bite of these Sweet Pea Millet Cakes from Heather Poire, you’ll have a ballet of flavor dancing across your tongue – they’re so tasty, you may do a little jig of joy yourself. The hearty millet and tender sweet peas are blended with raw sunflower seeds and some herbs of your choosing and then, formed into patties and fried golden-brown. Then, they’re served with a dollop of homemade garlic aioli and garnished with some chopped chives!

5. Fermented Vanilla Yogurt With Millet and Cashews

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This Fermented Vanilla Yogurt With Millet and Cashews from Magdalena Pienkos is a home-made vegan yogurt with millet and cashews with live bacterial cultures. Delicious with fruit, muesli or add-on to other dishes. It’s a perfect addition to pancakes!

6. Oil-Free ‘Sausage’ Biscuits and Gravy

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This plant-based recipe for the classic biscuits and gravy is full of flavor and makes a hearty breakfast for the whole family. Try some Oil-Free ‘Sausage’ Biscuits and Gravy from The China Study Family Cookbook!

7. Herbed Seed and Nut Bread

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Bread making made easy! This Herbed Seed and Nut Bread from Peffe Stahl is super customizable- you can use whatever nuts and seeds you have on hand. The bread is gluten-free and extremely healthy thanks to the variety of grains used. Millet, oatmeal, and seeds make up the bread’s base.

8. Almond Millet Kheer

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Kheer is sort of like an Indian pudding. This Almond Millet Kheer from Natasha Minocha is a creamy custard like, mildly sweet kheer/pudding, with nuttiness from the almond milk, warmly aromatic from the cardamoms, delicately flavored with rose-water and topped with crunchy roasted cashews and pistachios. It’s a lovely dessert that works very well served warm or cold. And is healthy and nourishing enough to have for breakfast!

9. Millet-Quinoa Crusted Pizza

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Millet or quinoa lovers will adore this gluten-free pizza crust, and those who aren’t too keen on the grains won’t even notice the difference from an ordinary pizza! This Millet-Quinoa Crusted Pizza from Sara Oliveira is easy to digest, quick and easy, and doesn’t require any kneading or waiting for the dough to ferment. Top it with your fave pizza toppings and enjoy!

10. Chocolate Puffed Cereal

Chocolate Puffed Cereal [Vegan, Gluten-Free, No Refined Sugar]

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This Chocolate Puffed Cereal from Tiana Haines is very easy to make, contains minimal ingredients and is the perfect alternative to supermarket cereals! Serve this with plant-based milk of your choice and top with your favorite fruits. Alternately, you can serve with dairy-free yogurt or on top of a chocolate smoothie bowl!

11. Moroccan Millet Pilaf

No Oil Morroccan Millet Pilaf

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This is a quick, simple, and most importantly, DELICIOUS, Moroccan Millet Pilaf from Molly Patrick that you can make in just one pot! Not only is it colorful to add to your dinner spread, it is also so savory and scrumptious. You will not be able to get enough after the first bite. Make it for your in-laws, your kids, your friends, anyone!

12. Chia Burger Buns

Vegna Gluten-free Chia Burger Buns

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These Chia Burger Buns from Aurora Steen have the fluffy texture you want in a burger bun but are way more nutritious! They’re made of buckwheat flour and millet flakes, and have the added benefits of flax and chia seeds. Pair them with a healthy veggie burger patty for a meal that only feels indulgent!

13. Blueberry and Millet Porridge

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Blueberry and Millet Porridge from Natalie Yonan is a healthy way to start your day. If you are looking for a warming and filling breakfast, this vegan, gluten free porridge is it!

14. Raspberry and Tahini Puffed Millet Squares

Raspberry and Tahini Puffed Millet Squares

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These Raspberry and Tahini Puffed Millet Squares from Taryn Fitz-Gerald are really surprisingly quick to throw together and make for the perfect sweet bite to have on hand when packing lunches or just hanging around the house. The tartness of the freeze-dried raspberry shines through, and the earthy tahini and crunchy puffed millet brings adds balance to the mix and also make the bars quite hearty and filling.

15. Pears With Brown Sugar, Bourbon, and Millet

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These Pears With Brown Sugar, Bourbon, and Millet from Rachel Hanawalt are a perfect, comforting breakfast. The millet has a light, nutty flavor and the walnuts add a hearty crunch to the cereal. And who can go wrong with warm pears dripping with brown sugar, bourbon, and a little vegan butter? Why not make a bowl and share in some quiet introspection yourself?

Need more grain recipes? Check out Gluten-Free Whole Grains Packed With Protein to Keep You Strong and Healthy and 15 Grain and Veggie Bowls to Get You Back On Track in 2019! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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April 10, 2019

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