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    FABULOUS LEMON BASIL MILLET BURGERS WITH MANGO SALSA


    Amie  Valpone


    • Journal of Gluten Sensitivity Winter 2016 Issue - Originally published January 5, 2016


    Celiac.com 04/05/2016 - These fresh-tasting burgers make an easy weeknight meal. No buns here; you can serve these wrapped in romaine or Bibb lettuce leaves and eat them with your hands. Make sure your millet isn't too dry or the burgers won't stick together!


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    Serves 6

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup millet
    • ½ teaspoon sea salt, plus a pinch for cooking millet
    • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
    • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
    • 1 handful fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 2 ½ teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
    • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
    • 6 large romaine or Bibb lettuce leaves
    • 1 recipe Mango Salsa, for serving
    • Large drizzle Cumin Cashew Cream Sauce, for serving

    Directions:
    Cook the millet with a pinch of salt. Set aside to cool.

    Combine the flax seeds and water in a small bowl; set aside for 10 minutes until the mixture forms a gel, then mix well.

    While the millet is cooking, combine the carrots, scallions, basil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Once the millet is cool, add it to the bowl with the flax seed mixture and mix well. Using your hands, shape the mixture into six burgers.

    In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Place the burgers in the pan and cook until golden brown, 7 to 8 minutes on each side. Serve warm wrapped in lettuce leaves with a dollop of Mango Salsa and a drizzle of Cumin Cashew Cream Sauce on top. Uncooked burgers will keep for up to 4 days in the refrigerator or 1 month in the freezer, stored between pieces of parchment paper in a sealed container.

    Mango Salsa

    Makes 1 ½ cups

    Ingredients:

    • 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and finely diced
    • 1 medium English cucumber, finely diced
    • 3 tablespoons finely diced red onion
    • 3 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
    • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

    Directions:
    Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl; toss to combine, and serve. Add more red onion, if desired, for a spicier salsa. Serve immediately.

    Cumin Cashew Cream Sauce

    Makes 1 ½ cups

    Ingredients:
    1 cup raw cashews
    ¾ cup water
    ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
    ½ teaspoon ground cumin
    ¼ teaspoon sea salt

    Directions:
    Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Store leftover sauce in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

    Text excerpted from EATING CLEAN, © 2016 by AMIE VALPONE. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. Author/Recipe photo © LAUREN VOLO.


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