Saucy Sausage Pizza Millet Skillet Meal

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Saucy Sausage Pizza Millet Skillet Meal

One of the most nutritious seed grains is a little yellow pellet called Millet. It cooks in almost an identical time as regular white rice, but nutritionally it can't be beat! It's a great source of fiber and though not a complete protein, it is gluten-free. It looks like this...

This recipe is a very simple skillet meals that is a cross between a pizza and a casserole with the added bonus that it doesn't need to be baked in the oven or heat up the house during the hot summer. It's a one-pot wonder too! That means less dishes on a busy weeknight. You totally win with this one!

Saucy Sausage Pizza Millet Skillet 

Ingredients

Millet base:

Organic Millet | 1 cup

Chicken Broth | 2 cups

Salt | 1/4 tsp

Italian Herbs | 1 Tbsp.

Lemon Zest| 1 Tbsp.

 

Sausage Pizza Toppings:

Low-Fat Turkey Italian Sausage, cooked and crumbled | 2 cups

Spaghetti Sauce | 2 cups

Low-fat Mozzarella Cheese, shredded | 2 cups

Parsley| 2Tbsp

Directions:

  • For Millet Base: Pour millet, chicken broth and salt into a 12 12-inch-deep skillet with a tight-fitting lid. Cover and let simmer on low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, until most of the water has been absorbed.
  • For Toppings: Spread sauce over the cooked millet, as you would for pizza. Top with crumbled sausage and mozzarella. Sprinkle with parsley. Return lid to the skillet over low heat and allow cheese to melt, about 5 minutes.  Serve warm.