Pomegranate Millet Salad

Number of Servings: 2 (174g)
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Millet is a fantastic grain to roll into your diet, and this salad is a gorgeous way to do it. Pomegranate is a perfect flavor to enjoy during the fall, when it’s in season, although some stores offer the seeds independently for longer than the whole fruits are available.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup millet, cooked
  • 4 cups arugula
  • Seeds of one pomegranate
  • 1½ Tbsp. fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • ¼ cup unsalted almonds
  • ½ tsp. black pepper

    Cashew Dressing:

    • ¾ cup unsalted cashews
    • 6 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients a bowl, except the dressing.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients in a food processor, blending until creamy.
  3. Serve with dressing.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 174g

Amount per serving
Calories 245
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 11g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 77.4mg 6%
Iron 2.1mg 10%
Potassium 435mg 10%
Vitamin A 25.2mcg 2%
Vitamin C 15.3mg 15%
Vitamin E 2.8mg 20%
Vitamin K 39.8mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 70mcg 18%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 7.8mcg 25%
Chloride 85.3mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 20%
Phosphorus 186.2mg 15%
Iodine 1.9mcg 2%
Magnesium 98.3mg 25%
Zinc 1.8mg 20%
Selenium 3mcg 6%
Copper 0.7mg 80%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 7.6mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Pomegranate, Water, Millet, Arugula, Dry Roasted Cashews, Lemon Juice, Almonds, Garlic, Peppermint, Salt, Black Pepper.

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