Millet Greek Salad

BY : PUBLISHED : July 17th, 2013 UPDATED: August 18th, 2021

Greek salad is one of my favorite salads so I decided to turn it into a meal with the addition of filling and healthy millet! It makes the absolute perfect lunch on a scorching summers day!

 

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Millet Greek Salad

Roxane McNulty
Greek salad is one of my favorite salads so I decided to turn it into a meal with the addition of filling and healthy millet! It makes the absolute perfect lunch on a scorching summers day!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Servings 6 servings
Calories 319 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups of uncooked Millet
  • 6 cups of Water
  • 1/3 cup + 2 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive oil
  • 3-4 Tablespoons of Fresh Lemon juice (or Red wine vinegar)
  • 2 teaspoons of Oregano
  • 1-2 Garlic cloves, pressed
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/3 cups of diced Cucumber
  • 1 1/2 cups of Grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup of diced Red onion
  • 3 cups of Chopped Romaine lettuce

Instructions
 

  • Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add millet and boil for 20 minutes. Drain well in a fine mesh strainer and transfer to a large bowl.
  • While the millet is cooking, make the dressing: Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper and pour over millet while it is still warm. Mix well and set aside to cool.
  • Once the millet has cooled, add remaining ingredients and toss well to mix. Taste for seasoning and place in the fridge at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 7gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gSodium: 20mgPotassium: 322mgFiber: 6gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2391IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 2mg
Keyword garlic, gf, gluten free, glutenfree, inexpensive, plant-based, salad, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian
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About Roxane McNulty

Roxane is a culinary school graduate, professional pastry chef and devoted mama of an adorable toddler - She loves cooking and baking tasty, healthy plant-based food that is kind to our bodies, the earth and the animals! She also runs her own website, Roxane's Natural Kitchen

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