Millet and Teff with Squash and Onions



Discover the delicious and nutritious combination of ancient grains and fresh vegetables with our Millet and Teff with Squash and Onions recipe. This dish brings together the nutty flavors of millet and teff with the sweetness of roasted squash and the savory depth of caramelized onions. It’s a perfect side dish or a light main course, packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor.

Millet and teff are both ancient grains known for their health benefits. Millet is rich in magnesium and phosphorus, while teff is high in protein, fiber, and essential minerals like iron and calcium. Together, they create a wholesome base that’s complemented by the roasted squash and onions. The squash adds a natural sweetness and a touch of creaminess, while the onions bring a savory, caramelized flavor that ties the dish together.

This recipe is not only delicious but also versatile. Serve it as a side dish with your favorite protein, or enjoy it as a main course with a simple salad. It’s also great for meal prep, as it stores well and can be easily reheated. Whether you’re looking for a healthy weeknight dinner or a nutritious side for a special meal, Millet and Teff with Squash and Onions is a great choice.

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  1. Rinse millet until water is clear. Place in a large pot.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Stir to mix thoroughly.
  3. Simmer 20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
  4. Check seasoning and serve.


  • 1 cup millet
  • 1/2 cup Maskal Teff™ grain
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 butternut squash, skin removed and cut into bite sized or larger chunks
  • 4 1/2 cups of water

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