Vegetable millet casserole - a healthy and delicious one-dish meal with celery and carrots. This recipe only takes a few ingredients to create a fresh and delicious dinner! Spicy, aromatic, and creamy - this tastes like the perfect thing to pop into the oven on a fall evening.

Vegetable Millet Casserole [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Calories

431

Serves

3

Cooking Time

45

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Ingredients

To Make the Casserole:

  • 1/3 cup of dry millet
  • 3 1/2 cups of grated celery
  • 1 cup of grated carrots
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 5 tablespoons of almond butter
  • 1 handful of cashews, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons dried herbs
  • Chili flakes, pepper, and salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 handful of fresh parsley, finely chopped

To Make the Vegan Cheese Sauce:

  • 1/3 unsweetened, almond milk
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca starch
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Preparation

  1. Prepare millet according to the instructions and place aside.
  2. Cook the onion in a pan with a little water or oil for a few minutes.
  3. Add celery and carrots and sautée for about 3 to 4 minutes. Add water as needed.
  4. Stir in almond butter, cashew nuts, mustard, turmeric, dried herbs, chili, pepper, and salt. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from the oven, add almond milk and parsley and stir well.
  6. Grease a medium-sized baking dish and fill with the mixture.
  7. For the cheese sauce, pour the almond milk into a small pot.
  8. Then add the yeast flakes, mustard, turmeric, and salt. Once it boils, add starch and stir everything quickly until the sauce becomes thick.
  9. Add the cheese sauce over the mixture and bake in a pre-heated oven at 350°F for about 25 minutes. Be careful not to burn the casserole topping.

Notes

Best served still hot, but it also tastes lukewarm or cold.

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 431 | Carbs: 48 g | Fat: 21 g | Protein: 22 g | Sodium: 323 mg | Sugar: 9 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.