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Millet and Sweet Vegetable Soup

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

40 min





  • 1 cup millet, washed

  • 1 cup onion, diced

  • 1/2 cup buttercup squash, cubed

  • 1/4 cup celery, diced

  • 1/4 cup carrot, diced

  • 1/2 cup cabbage, diced

  • 1 strip kombu, 2 inches long, soaked and diced

  • 5 to 6 cups water

  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • parsley, finely chopped, for garnish

  • 1/2 sheet toasted nori, cut in strips, for garnish


  1. Place the kombu in the pot and layer the vegetables and millet on top in the following order: onion, celery, cabbage, squash, carrot, and millet.

  2. Add water, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the flame to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes.

  3. Season with sea salt and simmer another 10 minutes.

  4. Place in serving bowls and garnish with parsley and nori strips.


Michio and Aveline Kushi

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