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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Sugar Snap Peas And Millet Makes A Great Gluten Free Dish

I love whole grains as they are so good for you and loaded with nutrition. One of my favorite whole grains is millet. Millet is a gluten-free whole grain that is loaded with fiber, protein, and iron. It has a taste similar to brown rice and makes a yummy side dish. I had a package of sugar snap peas in my freezer that I wanted to use so I made this yummy dish with them. You can use fresh sugar snap peas too but I used frozen as that is what I had.

                                  Sugar Snap Peas With Millet
                      2 cups water
                                  1 teaspoon salt
                                 1/2 cup uncooked millet
                                 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
                                 1 teaspoon garlic powder
                                 12 ounces frozen sugar snap peas thawed or two cups fresh
                                 1 tablespoon soy sauce
                                  1 tablespoon black sesame seeds

Bring the water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the millet, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
Combine the oil and garlic powder together. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat and add the oil. Saute the sugar snap peas in the skillet for about 2 minutes. If using fresh sugar snap peas, saute them a little longer. Then add the millet, soy sauce, and sesame seeds. Combine until mixed. Place in a serving dish and sprinkle more sesame seeds over the mixture if desired. Serves 4. This is great for a side dish with fish or chicken.

What is your favorite whole grain?


  1. I'm not really familiar with millet...I keep hearing about it, but haven't had it before. I love sugar snap peas though...they taste really good!

  2. oh I love sugar snap peas this is a must try recipe

  3. those do look delicious. My family gluten free, I should tell my mom about this recipe

  4. I think I'd like it, but not so sure about the rest of the family--they are not big rice fans

  5. Thanks for this recipe! My bestie is gluten free so I'm always on the look out for more recipes.

  6. That sounds great. I'm always looking for GF dishes for my daughter.


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