Serves 4 | Ready in 1 hour
Whole grain (and gluten-free) sorghum adds a nutty chew to this warm salad. You don’t have to sear the lettuce, but it adds a smoky char and elegance to make it a touch more extraordinary. A herbed, creamy coconut and tofu dressing holds it all together.
If you’re crunched for time, feel free to use quinoa (ready in about 15 minutes) or cooked chickpeas in place of sorghum.
In medium saucepan, bring water and sorghum to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 40 to 50 minutes, until tender. Drain excess water and transfer to large bowl.
Meanwhile, heat large griddle pan or skillet over medium heat. Lightly coat romaine with olive oil and sear cut-side down, for 3 to 5 minutes, until char marks appear. Cut lettuce crosswise into strips; add to cooked sorghum with cucumber.
In blender or food processor, pureu0301e all dressing ingredients until creamy. Store airtight in refrigerator until ready to use, up to 4 days. Add 1/2 cup dressing to salad, toss to combine and serve.
This recipe is part of the Salads That Actually Satisfy collection.
This Asian-inspired stir-fry takes full advantage of the crunch Brussels sprouts achieve when they’re heated quickly. The sweet-and-sour sauce delivers a tangy edge, and tempeh offers plant-based protein and a blast of umami. If you want meat in the dish, you can replace tempeh with ground pork. Ready, set, go Stir-frying is a cooking method that thrives on speed. That means you want to have all of your ingredients prepped and ready to go into the pan. That also means no chopping on the fly.
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