Cuban Inspired Millet Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Cuban Inspired Millet Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Cuban Inspired Millet

Recipe by  

"My Cuban suegra taught me how to make a sofrito. I used this same process (without tomatoes and plus a carrot) to enhance millet. Serve warm or cold."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Blend carrot and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped.
  2. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat; cook and stir carrot mixture, onion, and green bell pepper until softened, about 10 minutes. Add millet; stir until fragrant and toasted, about 3 minutes.
  3. Pour vegetable broth into millet mixture; season with salt and black pepper. Reduce heat and simmer until all the broth is absorbed and millet is tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in cilantro.
Kitchen-Friendly View
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Sep 21, 2012

Just made it last night. I added a red pepper as well and at the end added a can of black beans that I had rinsed before. Not only was it nice looking but it tasted very good. Both my husband and son loved it. Thank you!

 
Jul 02, 2014

I made this recipe precisely, except that I added about a 1/4 tsp. of cayenne and 1 tsp. of paprika for a little more kick. I thought it tasted excellent, and I'll definitely be saving it for future use as a side dish or a light main course. Thank you for a great recipe!

 

5 Ratings

Mar 02, 2014

It was a bit bland for me and not very Cuban. I added cumin, lime, black beans, paprika. Also, ned to roast millet prior to adding to sautéed veg, obviously

 
Jun 12, 2014

I added cumin, paprika, black beans and smoked beef sausage. I also used beef broth, red bell pepper, 3 cloves of garlic and a jalapeno pepper. topped it with a little sour cream and my picky eater had seconds! turned out really good!

 
Feb 27, 2014

This is surprisingly good, and it's a great way to hide veggies for picky eaters. My 11 year old who "hates carrots" gobbled it up.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 130 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 172 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Speedy Weeknight Meals
Speedy Weeknight Meals

We’ll help you get dinner on the table in no time flat.

Back-to-School Eats
Back-to-School Eats

Get recipes that work for your busiest days.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Related Videos

Ginger Carrots and Dates

Brown sugar and chopped dates add a sweet counterpoint to spicy gingered carrots.

Carrot Pecan Wild Rice

Combine carrots, pecans, and wild rice into a delicious side dish.

Mexican Rice II

See how to make easy, tasty Mexican rice.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States