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Millet and Roasted Olive Salad

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 20 minutes


Serves 3

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  • 300 Black olives
  • 100g Millet
  • 40g Roasted red pepper
  • 40g Roasted yellow pepper
  • 2 Star anise
  • 2 tsp Sweet paprika powder
  • 100ml Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2tbsp Lemon juice
  • Salt (taste)
  • Crushed Black pepper (taste)
  • 1 Dry red chilli
  • 4 Roasted garlic cloves


  1. Soak and boil the millet, drain out the excess water add extra virgin olive oil and cool it down in a flat tray.

  2. Heat oil in a pan, add star anise, dry red chilli, roasted garlic and add the olives and roast. Addsweet paprika powder.

  3. In a mixing bowl, add boiled millet, extra virgin Spanish olive oil, crushed pepper, and lemon juice.

  4. Arrange the millet in a plate throw in the roasted olives with some greens and roasted pepper.

  5. Garnish with lemon slice, roasted red chilli and roasted garlic.

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