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Autumn Millet with Lemon Tahini Dressing {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tahini, lemon, autumn, millet
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 704 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
  • 1 cup millet
  • 1 head broccoli cut into florets
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 large sweet potato cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 small purple potatoes or white potatoes, quartered
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups firmly packed baby spinach
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 Tbsp raw walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup tahini sesame seed paste
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook millet on the stove top according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, toss broccoli, cauliflower and potatoes in a large bowl with 3 Tbsp. olive oil, sea salt and pepper. Transfer to a baking sheet and roast until tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven; set aside to cool for 5-10 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl, combine cooked millet with roasted veggies, spinach, tomatoes, walnuts and pumpkin seeds.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk tahini with garlic clove, lemon juice, zest, paprika, sea salt and pepper; drizzle over roasted veggie mixture and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Autumn Millet with Lemon Tahini Dressing {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 704 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 151mg7%
Potassium 1726mg49%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 16g67%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 7715IU154%
Vitamin C 247mg299%
Calcium 197mg20%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.