Tykvenitsa Millet Breakfast Cereal

Tykvenitsa Millet Breakfast Cereal

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"This used to be one of my favorite hot cereals when I was a child. It has a pleasing sweet flavor without added sugar and a sunny yellow color. I adapted this Russian recipe for a slow cooker."
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4 h 15 m servings 201 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 201 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 36g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place pumpkin, water, rice milk, and millet in a slow cooker and stir well.
  2. Cook on Low until creamy, 4 to 5 hours. Stir butter and salt into cereal before serving.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.



I cooked this on the stove top, and it only takes about 20 minutes. Great tasting Autumn breakfast!