This dish is similar to grits or polenta and pairs well with steak or grilled pork. For al dente texture, simmer only 15 minutes. A serving offers more than 10 percent of a day's fiber, a dose of iron, and filling protein.
1 cup uncooked millet
3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons butter
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
How to Make It
Place millet in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; cook 4 minutes or until toasted, stirring constantly.
Combine millet, 3 cups water, and salt in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Stir in cheese and remaining ingredients.