11 Essential Sorghum Recipes

Sorghum is an under-used grain that deserves a place on your table. It is gluten-free and 1 cup (192 grams) contains 43 percent of your daily protein intake. Sorghum is also naturally high in iron, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and many other nutrients.

Related: 7 Benefits of Eating Sorghum

These are some delicious ways of preparing sorghum. You can look for whole grain sorghum at your local natural foods store. It can also be ordered online.

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1. Sorghum Salad with Kale Pesto

Zesty kale pesto gives this salad a fresh twist.

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2. Tuscan Kale, Sorghum & Cannellini Bean Stew

A hearty soup that makes a filling meal any time of year.

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3. Apple Cinnamon Raisin Sorghum Bake

This is an easy recipe to put together and works well as a healthy dessert or breakfast.

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4. Sweet Corn Sorghum Stuffed Peppers

These are a tasty side dish for dinner, or a crowd-pleasing†dish for a party or potluck.

Sorghum Granola - Photo © Courtesy of Tasting Table
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5. Sorghum Granola

If youíre getting tired of your regular breakfast cereal, give this nutty granola a try.

sorghum stir fry bowl
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6. Stir-Fried Thai Sorghum Bowl

Sorghum is a great replacement for rice in this spicy bowl.

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7. Coconut Raisin Sorghum Pudding

If you like rice pudding, youíll enjoy this higher-protein version with sorghum instead of rice.

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8. Sorghum Tacos

This recipe was originally published in Ancient Grains, by Kim Lutz. Her book is an excellent resource for cooking with whole grains like millet, oats, spelt and sorghum. Kimís recipe makes a unique vegan and gluten-free option for taco night.

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9. Sorghum Burrito Bowls

You can swap out ingredients in this versatile bowl with whatever you have on hand.

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10. Sorghum Beet Risotto

Sorghum gives this dish a nutritional boost compared to the traditionally used Arborio rice. But coconut milk helps to keep the classic, risotto creaminess.

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11. Sorghum Coconut Milk Breakfast Pudding with Roasted Pineapple

Roasted pineapple paired with coconut and spices make this pudding a special treat any time of day.

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Ruth S
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Sonia M1 months ago

Thanks for sharing

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Jan S2 months ago

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Jerome S
Jerome S2 months ago

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Jerome S
Jerome S2 months ago

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Jim Ven
Jim Ven2 months ago

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Jim Ven2 months ago

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heather g
heather g2 months ago

Unless I've overlooked Sorghum in the store, I don't recall seeing it sold locally.
It certainly looks like its worth trying, thanks...