Millet Tabbouleh with Cucumbers and Lime Juice

Millet Tabbouleh with Cucumbers and Lime Juice

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10 min 20 min 30 min 6


1/2 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
2 cucumber(s) Cucumber (peeled, seeded, and diced)
1/2 cup Lime juice (fresh)
1 cup Millet, dry (drained, rinsed, plus 2 tbsp. for folding in at the end)
1/4 cup Olive oil (plus 2 tsp. olive oil to toast millet, divided)
2 medium Tomato (diced)
1 cup Green onion, scallion, ramp
1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce


Heat 2 tsp. oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add millet, and toast 3 to 4 minutes, or until dry and beginning to smell fragrant. Add 6 cups water, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 15 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again.

Transfer millet to large bowl, and stir in cucumbers, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro, lime juice, hot sauce, and remaining 1/4 cup oil. Fold in remaining 2 tbsp. uncooked millet, if using. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 246
Calories from fat 96
Calories from saturated fat 13.9
Total Fat 10.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 10.8 mg
Potassium 387 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 3.5 g
Protein 5.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 0.7
Vegetables 2.5

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