If you’re looking for a healthy gluten-free grain alternative then sorghum is an excellent choice. Scroll through our 23 Amazing Sorghum Recipes and learn how to incorporate this nutritious grain into your diet.
Sorghum is a gluten-free grain that originates from Africa and grows around the world in warmer climates. It’s a great source of plant-based protein and fiber, high in antioxidants, and rich in B vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. An excellent choice for those following a gluten-free and plant-based diet.
You can use sorghum like any other grain. It’s wonderful in salads, buddha bowls, soups and stews and to make porridge. Sorghum can be popped like popcorn and incorporated into protein snacks. Sorghum flour is an excellent neutral-tasting sweet flour that can be used in gluten-free baking and your pancake batter.
In this round-up, we will show you all the amazing recipes you can create with this wholesome grain.
1. Sorghum Salad with Kale Pesto
This colorful Sorghum Salad with Kale Pesto by Healthy Nibbles is wonderful for your summer gatherings with friends & family. This gluten-free vegan recipe features cooked sorghum mixed with summer veggies and fresh kale basil pesto topped with toasted pine nuts and fresh parsley.
2. Simple Sorghum Sourdough
If you’re looking for that perfect gluten-free plant-based sourdough bread recipe look no further. This rustic and artisan-style Simple Sorghum Sourdough by Fresh is Real is as good as it gets.
3. Grain Bowl with Shiru Broth and Oyster Mushrooms
This comforting Grain Bowl with Shiru Broth and Oyster Mushrooms by Nourish Atelier is full of nourishing goodness. This plant-based Japanese inspired dish incorporates cooked sorghum with creamy hot beans, quick-pickled carrots and radishes salad, mushrooms and shiru broth.
4. Savoury Sorghum Muffins
These Savory Sorghum Muffins by Nutriplanet are excellent for a quick healthy breakfast or satiating snack. This gluten-free and oil-free muffin recipe is using soaked sorghum groats rather than sorghum flour for added nutrition and easier digestion.
5. Tuscan Cannellini Bean Stew with Kale and Sorghum
Sorghum grain makes an excellent addition in this hearty Tuscan Cannellini Bean Stew with Kale and Sorghum by Feasting at Home. Cook a large pot of this delicious stew to have enough leftovers for weekday dinners.
6. Rosemary Sorghum Risotto
This Rosemary Sorghum Risotto by Zestful Kitchen is a unique take on the classic Italian dish. Serve this creamy nutritious risotto with a piece of grilled fish, roasted chicken, or braised meat.
7. Chickpea Sorghum Salad
You will love this Middle Eastern-inspired Chickpea Sorghum Salad by Ascension Kitchen. This colorful salad is a delicious mixture of cooked sorghum, crispy chickpeas, olives, pistachios and pomegranate tossed with za’atar spice blend dressing, fresh mint and parsley.
8. Sorghum Bread Rolls
These tasty Sorghum Bread Rolls by Creative in my Kitchen make wonderful breakfast rolls. With a gluten-free mix of sorghum flour, tigernut flour, almond flour and flaxseed this is an excellent recipe for those looking for a more nutritious bread alternative.
9. How to Make Easy Popped Sorghum 2 Ways
You’re in for a treat with this popped sorghum recipe. Learn how to make this easy homemade gluten-free and corn-free snack following the Easy Popped Sorghum 2 Ways recipe by Veggiekins.
10. Salted Chocolate-Almond Popped Sorghum Balls
Now that you know how to pop sorghum, have a go at making these delicious and fun Salted Chocolate-Almond Popped Sorghum Balls by My Quiet Kitchen. These healthy treats are made with popped sorghum, oats, almond butter, dark chocolate, and natural sweeteners.
11. Vegan Buddha Bowl with Sorghum
This Vegan Buddha Bowl with Sorghum, Curry Chickpeas and Avocado Vinaigrette by Well and Full makes a fabulous healthy lunch. Wholesome sorghum, curry chickpeas, and fresh greens are served with a mouthwatering avocado vinaigrette.
12. Sorghum Pancakes
Make these gluten-free Sorghum Pancakes by Recipe for Perfection for your next Sunday brunch. We swear they taste even better than a traditional pancake recipe.
13. Sorghum Tabouli
Sorghum Tabouli by Naturally Ella is a gluten-free version of a traditional tabouli using sorghum, fresh summer tomatoes, cucumbers and plenty of fresh parsley and mint. Perfect for those summer barbecues.
14. Soft Fluffy Sorghum Bread
What’s better than baking your own loaf of delicious gluten-free and dairy-free bread. This Soft Fluffy Sorghum Bread by Dish by Dish is perfect for making sandwiches or toast. Bake a loaf or two and freeze to enjoy homemade bread anytime.
15. Sorghum, Sweet Potato & White Bean Salad with Kale Pesto
Healthy, filling and chock full of flavor is this Sorghum, Sweet Potato & White Bean Salad with Kale Pesto by She Likes Food. In this recipe sorghum, white beans and sweet potatoes are tossed with dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, goat cheese and kale pesto.
16. Sorghum Sage Crackers
Try making these flavorsome Sorghum Sage Crackers by Nirvana Cakery. These crispy crackers are made with sorghum flour, ground almonds, sunflower seeds, fresh sage and lemon zest. Wonderful to enjoy with a selection of dips.
17. Sorghum Buttermilk Dutch Baby with Maple Cranberries
This Sorghum Buttermilk Dutch Baby with Maple Cranberries recipe by Bojon Gourmet is another brunch favorite. This tender oven pancake is topped with thick yoghurt and crimson maple cranberry compote.
18. Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sorghum Flour
Because of the sweet neutral taste, sorghum flour is wonderful in gluten-free baking. Have a go at making these yummy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sorghum Flour by Street Smart Nutrition.
19. Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
This sinfully rich Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake by Allergy Free Alaska could be your next favorite cake. This tender and moist sponge cake is topped with luscious silky smooth dairy-free chocolate frosting. Top with some fresh berries and shaved chocolate and you have a delicious gluten-free cake for a special occasion.
20. Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake with Sorghum Flour
Sorghum flour is teamed with ground almonds in this classic Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake with Sorghum Flour by From the Larder. This beautifully moist and lemony loaf cake is iced with lemon drizzle.
21. Gluten-Free Sorghum Tartlets
Gluten-Free Sorghum Tartlets by Little Bites of Beauty are a wholesome plant-based dessert. These simple baked vegan tartlets are filled with luscious sunflower cream with a touch of cinnamon and star anise and topped with diced apricot.
22. Sorghum Banana Bread
Everyone’s favorite bake Sorghum Banana Bread by Meghan Living is a gluten-free dairy-free recipe using a mix of sorghum and coconut flour. Moist, sweet, absolutely delicious and wonderful with your afternoon tea.
23. Vegan Baby Banana Split Sundae with Popped Sorghum and Chocolate Chips
Vegan Baby Banana Split Sundae with Popped Sorghum and Chocolate Chips by Plants Rule is a healthy plant-based and kid-friendly dessert. Kids will love making this quick chocolate banana nice cream and topping it with popped sorghum and chocolate chips.