Millet Recipes: Vegetarian Millet Bowl

Millet recipes are easy to create – learn how to cook millet three different ways plus some of our favorite millter recipes.

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  • 1 cup millet, cooked and chilled
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, such as Kirkland’s
  • 1/4 cup Spanish onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup radishes, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup kale, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup roasted pepitas
  • 3 tablespoons lemon salad dressing


  1. Prepare the millet ahead of time and store in the fridge. Add 1 cup of millet to a medium-sized bowl.
  2. In a skillet on medium heat, add the olive oil, onions, radishes and garlic. Saute for 3-4 minutes to soften the vegetables.
  3. Add in the chopped kale and saute quickly for about 2-3 more minutes.
  4. Put the kale mixture on top of the millet. Add the tomatoes, pepitas and a drizzle of our favorite lemon dressing.

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Millet Fried “Rice” / Serves 4

Millet Fried Rice includes eggs and is more like traditional fried rice. With a side of stir-fried greens this makes a light and healthy complete meal.


  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, plus more for oiling egg pan
  • 2 organic, free-range eggs
  • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 5 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 cup diced leek, white part only
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 2 cups cooked, cold millet
  • 1 tablespoon good quality coconut aminos
  • 1 green onions, sliced on diagonal
  • 1 tomato, chopped


  1. Lightly oil a 10-inch fry pan on medium-low. Break the eggs into the pan and allow them to cook until the whites are firm and whites on the bottom are still jelly-like over the yolk. Using a spatula, flip the eggs and cook for 30-45 more seconds. Remove the fried eggs from the pan and set aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large wok (or skillet) over medium-high heat; add the ginger and garlic and sauté briefly, about 30 seconds. Add the leeks and carrots and sauté 2 minutes. Add the millet; stir-fry until slightly colored, about 4 minutes. Add soy sauce and cook 2 minutes. Place fried eggs on top of millet. Scatter green onion and chopped tomato on top. Drizzle with a smidgen of sesame oil and a little more soy sauce. Serve warm.


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