Fried Milett Stuffed Peppers

Written and Posted By: Margie Babon


Millet is considered as ancient grain cultivated for nearly 8 million years ago. Like other cereal grain, it lowers bad cholesterol and is good for the heart. But this grain must be eaten in moderation even though it is gluten-free. Millet is high in calcium and very high in B Vitamins yet it contains goitrogen that suppress thyroid activity. So if you have iodine deficiency, it is not good for you to eat millet. Millet is perfect to cook as fried with basil, olive oil and some nuts.



3 large peppers, washed and clean core

2 cups fried millet, cooked

handful basil, chopped

2tbsp. olive oil

½ cup green peas, cooked

1 medium size peppers, chopped

½ cup chopped button mushroom

2-3 cloves garlic, chopped

sea salt

white pepper, ground


To Cook:

  1. Warm 2 tbsp. olive oil on medium pan over low heat for 5 seconds
  2. Saute chopped garlic until light brown
  3. Add chopped button mushroom and saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Add green peas, saute for 2 minutes
  5. Add cooked millet together with chopped peppers then saute for 3 minutes.
  6. Add chopped basil and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Season with sea salt and white pepper
  8. Transfer to large ceramic bowl and set aside
  9. In a plate, bring out large peppers making sure the inside is clean
  10. Spoon fried millet until full.
  11. Bake large peppers grill peppers
  12. Perfectly served with sautéed veggies


Eat millet in moderation, though gluten-free and high in B Vitamins, it has goitrogen that suppress thyroid activity.



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