Pearl Millet Salad with Apple Cucumber and Avocado

You can buy Pearl millet at your local health food store, bulk food stores or the health food aisle of your local supermarket or Bob’s Red Mill. I buy mine and the Bulk Barn. Here is: how to cook millet

Pearl Millet Salad with Apple Cucumber and Avocado

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked millet
  • 1 cup diced cucumber, seeds removed
  • 1 cup diced red apple of your choice 
  • 1 large avocado, diced 

Salad Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4-5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon old fashioned Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 

Instructions

  1. To cook millet: boil 2½ cups water, add 1 cup millet and simmer 20 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes then fluff. This yields 4½ cups.
  2. Make the salad dressing: mix all salad ingredients and shake thoroughly. Season with enough salt and pepper to taste. Adjust lemon to olive oil ratio to suit your palate/
  3. Toss the salad: Put all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle over 3/4 of the dressing. Toss to combine and set aside in the fridge for at least 30 minutes for flavours to meld.

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Step By Step Photos

Above is a photo of millet before cooking

Put all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

Drizzle over ¾ of the dressing.

Toss to combine and set aside in the fridge for at least 30 minutes for flavours to meld.

 

Serve

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Author: Liz

I love everything food: eating, cooking, baking and travelling. I also love photography and nature.

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