Sorghum Salad with Lemon Dressing Recipe

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Kelly Published: November 25, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Sorghum Salad with Lemon Dressing

This sorghum salad is a healthy, high-fiber meal that also features fresh arugula and cherry tomatoes. It’s a light and healthy yet filling salad.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Sorghum:

  • 1cupsorghumrinsed in a fine mesh colander
  • 3cupswater
  • 2cupscherry tomatoes
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • sea salt

For Lemon Dressing:

  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2tbsplemon juice
  • ¼tspred pepper flakes
  • ¼tspfine grain sea salt
  • 1garlic clovepressed or minced
  • black pepperfreshly ground, to taste

For Everything Else:

  • 3cupsbaby arugula
  • ¼cupfetacrumbled
  • 2tbspParmesan Cheesegrated
  • 4ozchickpeasrinsed and drained, optional

Instructions

Sorghum:

  1. Combine rinsed sorghum and three cups water in a small pot. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low.

  2. Cook for about 55 to 65 minutes or until the sorghum is pleasantly tender but still has some chew to it.

Cherry tomatoes:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a small, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.

  2. Toss the whole cherry tomatoes with one tablespoon olive oil and a sprinkle of salt.

  3. Roast for about 18 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft, plump, and starting to burst open.

Lemon Dressing:

  1. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper until emulsified.

  2. Once the sorghum is done cooking: Drain off any excess water and pour the cooked sorghum into a serving bowl.

  3. Pour in all of the dressing, all of the cherry tomatoes and their juices, the arugula, feta, Parmesan, and chickpeas. Toss well and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 420.36kcal
  • Fat: 16.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.10g
  • Fiber: 8.15g
  • Sugar: 7.30g
  • Protein: 14.99g
  • Cholesterol: 11.50mg
  • Sodium: 884.40mg
  • Calcium: 153.15mg
  • Potassium: 640.85mg
  • Iron: 3.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.07mg
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