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Millet Buddha Bowl With Beetroot Houmous

1 MIN READ • 1st December 2015

This bowl is piled with nutrient-dense raw veg and rounded like a Buddha’s belly!

Per serving:
Calories 600 • Total fat 29.1g • Sat. fat 3.7g • Protein 13g • Carbohydrates 71.8g • Sugar 18.8g • Sodium 303mg • Fibre 9.2g

  • 50g millet

  • 1 sweetcorn on the cob

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1 small handful of baby spinach

  • 1 handful of pea shoots (or baby salad leaves)

  • 50g cannellini beans, ready to eat

  • 2 chestnut mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 small carrot, julienned or grated

  • ½ small mango, peeled and diced

  • 3 tbsp beetroot houmous

  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds

  • 2 lime wedges to serve

  • Salt and pepper to taste

1. Soak the millet overnight in double the volume of water. Drain and rinse well.
2. Place in a saucepan on the hob. Cover with water and bring to the boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until soft but not mushy. Drain and place in a mixing bowl.
3. Using a sharp knife, slice the corn kernels off the cob and combine with the cooked millet.
4. To make the dressing, combine the olive oil and vinegar in a small dish or glass jar and shake well.
5. Put a bed of millet and sweetcorn in a bowl and arrange the greens, beans, vegetables, and mango around it with a generous dollop of beetroot houmous in the middle.
6. Drizzle with dressing, sprinkle with sunflower seeds, and garnish with lime wedges.
7. Season with salt and pepper.

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