Millet Veggie Patties

These savory little patties are perfect as a side dish with fish or chicken for dinner as well as over mixed greens for a savory lunch.



  • 1 cup Millet (cooked)
  • 1/3 cup Vegan Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Tsp. Lemon Zest
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil (chopped)


  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large saucepan.  Add onion and cook until softened (about 3 minutes).  Add cooked millet and garlic, continue to stir.
  • Reduce to low heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add carrot, Parmesan cheese, basil, lemon zest, sea salt, pepper, zucchini and carrots.  Cook for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.  Add fresh basil.
  • Remove from heat and let sit covered for 10 minutes.  Uncover and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Form the mixture into 4 patties.
  • Coat a large nonstick skillet with olive oil and cook patties for 4 minutes on each side.
  • Enjoy!

Have you tried millet? If so, what are your thoughts on the unique taste?


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