- Teff is highly nutritious.
- A staple of the Ethiopian diet.
- Teff is the smallest grain in the WORLD.
- One cup of uncooked teff has 47% of the recommended daily intake for vitamin B-6, 50% for (B1) thiamine, 31% for riboflavin, 32 % for niacin and 18 % for pantothenic acid. B vitamins help metabolism, helping your body break foods down into energy
1/2 cup of onion minced
1/4 tsp of sea salt
dash of ground black pepper
1/2 tsp of dried Italian seasonings
1/2 cup of whole grain teff
2 cups of water
1/8 cup of grated Parmesan cheese +more for garnish
Heat 1 TBS of olive oil in sauce pot on medium heat. Add onion, salt, pepper, Italian seasonings, and saute until onion is soft. Add teff and saute for 1 minute. Pour in water and stir. Cover with lid, reduce heat to low, and simmer until water is absorbed stirring occasionally to break up lumps of teff. Once water is absorbed remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese. Spread polenta evenly into a glass dish and top with Parmesan cheese. Serve warm. Serves 4-6.