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Warm Millet Salad with Brussels Sprouts

Pavani
Millet salad made with roasted Brussels Sprout, dried cranberries and walnuts. It is hearty, filling and delicious. It is great to serve as part of holiday buffet.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups Brussel Sprouts, trimmed and quartered lengthwise About a pound of Brussel Sprouts
  • ¾ cup Millet
  • 2/3 cup Walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2/3 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 3 tbsps Parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsps Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Lemon zest, grated

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 475°F. Toss Brussels sprouts with 2tbsp oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Arrange them in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 20~24 minutes, or until brown and tender, stirring once in the middle. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • In a large saucepan, toast the millets on medium heat for 3~4 minutes or until golden.
  • Add 2 cups of water, bring to a boil reduce heat, cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed and millet is tender. Transfer to a large bowl and cool for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in Brussels sprouts, walnuts, cranberries and parsley into millet.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining 3tbsp oil, vinegar, maple syrup, lemon juice and lemon zest in a bowl. Stir into millet mixture and season with salt and pepper. Serve warm!!