Peppers Stuffed with Millet and Zucchini

The filling is wrapped in a  cheese blanket

The filling is wrapped in a cheese blanket

Who knows how many ways a pepper can be stuffed?

Millet Stuffed Peppers

  • 3 green peppers halved and seeded
  • 1/2 lb ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup garlic scapes diced fine
  • 1 cup onion diced fine
  • 1 zucchini shredded
  • 1 cup millet
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • Salt/pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Grease a baking dish and coat each pepper half in olive oil. In a large frying pan heat olive oil and saute onion over low heat until golden. Add coriander seeds and toast until they begin to pop. Add chicken and brown over medium heat. Add millet, rosemary and zucchini and mix well. Add wine and bring to a boil. Cook until wine is absorbed then add chicken stock and season with salt and pepper. Turn heat to low and partially cover pan. Cook until millet is soft and liquid has been absorbed, about 20 minutes.Mix in Romano and scapes and remove from heat. Spoon filling equally into peppers and bake at 350 degrees until tops begin to brown, about 15 minutes. Cover with cheese and continue baking until melted.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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10 Responses to Peppers Stuffed with Millet and Zucchini

  1. Kristy says:

    I’m all for you finding out how many ways to stuff a pepper. 🙂

  2. I didn’t know that we eat millet. West Africans eat a lot of millet. Nice pepper.

  3. martinafiaub says:

    so delicious but I am Indonesia people,.. I used to eat traditional food

  4. Nice idea. I’m not sure about the availability of millet here: I shall improvise.

  5. Eva Taylor says:

    I love the texture of millet and its hot a nice nutty flavour too. The cheese blanket looks wonderful.

  6. Raymund says:

    Look at that cheese

  7. Where did you find millet? I only know about it used in chicken feed. Love the idea!

  8. Carolyn Chan says:

    I always see millet int he health food section of the supermarket but have never cooked with it – must give this a try !

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