Ukrainian Millet (Chumats'ka Kasha)


0:15 prep
1:00 total

Time

prep 0:15       total 1:00

Yield

Ingredients

Ingredients

1 lb. millet
1/4 lb. bacon
1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms
1 md. onion
1 tsp. fresh mint (optional)
1 tsp. salt
Pepper, to taste.

Instructions

Rinse millet thoroughly, bring to boil in enough water to cover, and cook covered over slow heat for 30 minutes.

Dice bacon and fry until crisp. Wipe mushrooms. Chop onions and mushrooms and cook with bacon and bacon fat. Combine millet with bacon mixture and add salt and pepper.

Author's Comments

Serve as a cereal or with cabbage rolls or as a starch with roasts.

Millet has been rediscovered recently as an excellent source of protein. Its mild taste blends well with that of meats and sauces.

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