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Tomato, Basil and Millet Salad


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Tomato, Basil and Millet Salad Tomato, Basil and Millet Salad

Brought this salad to a pot luck recently, everyone raved about it. It was easy, simple, refreshing and delicious.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

45

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 cup millet
uncooked, rinsed and drained
3 cups stock
vegetable or chicken
15 ounces chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
1 can, rinsed and drained
1 cup scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
cup basil
thinly sliced
*
tablespoons olive oil, extra-virgin
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
*
1 pint cherry tomatoes
halved
*
6 large lettuce leaves
*
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Toast millet in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, until fragrant and just golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

Remove skillet from heat and slowly pour in broth.

Return to heat and bring to a boil over medium high heat.

Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and millet is cooked and tender, 25 to 30 minutes.

Remove from the heat and set aside to allow to stand, covered, for another 5 minutes.

Transfer millet to a large bowl, fluff with a fork and set aside to let cool.

Stir in chickpeas, green onions and basil, toss gently and set aside.

In a small bowl, add oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, and whisk until well mixed.

Then pour dressing over millet mixture and toss to evenly coat.

Stir in tomatoes, then arrange salad over lettuce leaves.

Serve.

First published: last updated: 2015-08-02

4 stars - based on 2 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 2

Reviews

over 2 years

Brought this salad to a pot luck recently, everyone raved about it. It was easy, simple, refreshing and delicious.

almost 3 years

Brought this salad to a pot luck recently, everyone raved about it. It was easy, simple, refreshing and delicious.

A great side dish goes well with most of the main courses or summer BBQ.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 261g (9.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 31230% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 618mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 5% Iron 15%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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