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Gluten-Free Millet Tabbouleh Recipe


Gluten-Free Millet Tabbouleh Recipe Image Teri Gruss

Gluten-Free Millet Tabbouleh

© 2011 Teri Lee Gruss
Gluten-Free Millet Tabbouleh is a high protein, fresh vegetable-laden dish, ideal for a vegans and anyone looking for a nutritious main course for lunch or dinner side dish.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes


  • 1/2 cup gluten-free whole millet
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 3 diced Roma (plum) tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup seeded, diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup finely sliced green onions (about 3 onions)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon gluten-free lemon pepper OR fresh ground black pepper
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon each- smoked paprika, cayenne


Place millet in a medium saucepan with 1 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 35-45 minutes. Cool. Place all chopped vegetables in a large bowl. Pour lemon juice and olive oil over vegetables. Add seasonings and cooled millet. Stir to mix. Refrigerate overnight for full flavor.

Makes 4 cups

Tip: Millet cooks like rice. To prevent mushy millet don't overcook.

Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.

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