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Millet Tabbouleh

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 12 ingredients
This easy summer salad is made with cooked millet. Millet tabbouleh is crunchy version of a classic tabbouleh which, thanks to the pomegranate molasses in the dressing, has a delicious element of sweet and...

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons pomegranate molasses (see Ann’s Tips)
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Italian flat leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • ½ bunch of radishes, leaves and roots removed, finely diced (about ¾ cup)
  • 2 ripe Roma tomatoes, finely diced
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1½ cups steamed millet (see Basic Steamed Millet)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds (optional)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

407 cals

Fat

14 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

8 g

Carbohydrates

61 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

8 g

Protein

9 g

Sodium

372 mg

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, cider vinegar, pomegranate molasses, and salt until well blended. Stir in the chopped mint, parsley and chives.
  2. Add the diced radishes, tomatoes, and pomegranate seeds to the dressing and toss to mix. Gradually add the millet, ½ a cup at a time tossing the salad together as you go until it is well incorporated into the other ingredients. Sprinkle with toasted sunflower seeds if using and serve.

Chef Tips

If you can’t find pomegranate molasses, squeeze the juice from a small wedge of lemon into the dressing to add some tang.
If you are watching your carbs, add the millet to the salad to taste. Less is sometimes more.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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