Spinach Millet Egg Bake
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
On occasion (or always) I end up having extra grains I've cooked up for a meal. This egg bake is great for using up those excess grains. Feel free to substitute in quinoa, rice, or any other of your favorite grains.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup uncooked millet
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup roughly chopped spinach
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoon fresh chives
  • 2 slices of smoked gouda
Instructions
  1. In a medium pot over low heat, add millet to lightly toast for 2-3 minutes. Pour in 1½ cups water and salt, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer. Cook until water is absorbed, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375˚.
  3. Lightly oil two 5" ramekin. Toss millet and spinach together and place in ramekin. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt, thyme, and chives. Pour over spinach/millet mixture and lightly smash millet down until covered by eggs.
  4. Place cheese on top and lightly press down again. Bake for 25-30 minutes until egg mixture has set and puffed up.
Recipe by Naturally Ella at http://naturallyella.com/2012/06/27/spinach-millet-egg-bake/