Bacon-Topped Shitakes, Kale and Millet Skillet

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Author Notes: A delicious new combination of millet, Shitake mushrooms and kale, topped with cooked bacon! My family loves it and yours will too!Ronna F

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Serves 4 to 6

  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup millet
  • 4 ounces trimmed and torn kale
  • 4 pieces bacon, diced
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 8 ounces Shitake mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 piece (1/2-inch) fresh ginger, cut into thin slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. In a large saucepan, bring vegetable broth to a boil. Add millet. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in the kale. Cover and continue cooking for 12 minutes or until the kale and millet are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove cooked bacon to paper towels; drain, reserving about a tablespoon of the drippings.
  4. In the drippings, saute onions, mushrooms, garlic and ginger until onion is tender. Stir the kale mixture into the mushroom mixture. Stir in the salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the bacon.

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