15 Scrumptious Sorghum Recipes (Savory & Sweet!) (2024)

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Wondering how to cook with sorghum? Our list of 15 sweet and savory recipes will make you fall in love with this tasty grain.

If you love trying out new ingredients and flavors, then these delicious sorghum recipes are for you!

Sorghum is a nutritious and versatile grain and can be cooked like quinoa, rice, or millet.

It contains fiber, protein, and B vitamins and is great for those who eat gluten-free!

Enjoy the following snacks, meals, and breakfast ideas.

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Popped Sorghum Snack Balls

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Looking for a healthy and delicious snack that only takes 15 minutes to make? These sorghum snack balls are made from six wholesome ingredients. We love that you can easily customize them with different flavors and ingredients.


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Vegan Sorghum Grain Bowl

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This dish will make your weeknight dinners extra special, and the kids might even like it too. I love making this grain bowl because it's easy to prepare, packed with nutrients, and feels light yet filling at the same time – who wouldn't want one of these after a long day?


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Gluten-Free Sourdough Bagels

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Who doesn't love a good bagel? But if you're gluten intolerant or vegan, it can be hard to find one that suits your dietary preferences. These gluten-free sourdough bagels are perfect for adding your favorite toppings. They are easy to make with a little patience, and they are chewy on the outside and soft on the inside!


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Vegan Sorghum Chili

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Slow cooking this chili allows the delicious flavors to meld together, the beans to turn delicate, and the sorghum to soften. If you don’t have time to cook it all day, you can also cook it on the stovetop or in a pressure cooker. This recipe is super simple and versatile enough that you can even use it as a base recipe and switch up the ingredients to accommodate your tastes!


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White Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Did you know you can make delicious and chewy chocolate chip cookies with sorghum? The addition of fresh lemon zest in this recipe not only lends a bright, citrusy aroma to the dough but also enhances the taste of the finished product. The moisture from the zest also helps keep the cookies soft and chewy for days after baking!


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Easy Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

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Who says being healthy has to be hard? These easy banana oatmeal vegan pancakes are easy to make and taste great with many different toppings; maple syrup, peanut butter, and bananas are just a few options!


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Sorghum Muffins

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These sorghum muffins are gluten-free and savory, yet they have a sweet, nutty flavor and are made with sorghum flour to keep them moist. This easy-to-make recipe turns out perfect with each batch!


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Kale Pesto Bowls

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This sorghum salad with kale pesto is made with ancient grains and has a sweet, nutty flavor. It is easy to prepare and can be customized with your favorite vegetables like cucumber or summer squash. Add chunks of tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers if you want some extra flavor!


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Mushroom Veggie Burgers

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Looking for a beefy alternative to beef? This flavorful mushroom veggie burger is a healthy alternative to the traditional meat-based burger. Made with roasted mushrooms and chickpeas, it's gluten-free too!


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Sorghum Porridge with Pears

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What's better than waking up to a warm, cozy breakfast? This maple-poached pears and sorghum porridge is sure to please! It's vegan and gluten-free, full of whole grains and sweet vanilla bean maple poached pears. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!


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Greek-Style Vegan Pizza

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If you can’t have dairy or gluten but really miss Greek food, then this recipe is for you! Inspired by Greek cuisine and focused on simplicity, it features high-quality ingredients that offer a satisfying depth of flavor.


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Sorghum Graham Crackers

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These delicious sorghum graham crackers are quick to throw together and bake in just 15 minutes. They're light, crispy, and crunchy, with just enough sweetness from the maple syrup and a bit of saltiness to balance it out.


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Thai Tofu Stir-Fry

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This recipe is super simple and perfect for Meatless Mondays! If you want to get a head start on meal prep for the week but still want tons of variety, try making this stir-fried Thai tofu sorghum bowl in 15 minutes.


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Warm Salad with Apple & Fennel

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This crunchy, warm salad is made with the latest fall veggies and can be served as an indulgent side dish or main meal. It’s great by itself or as a bed for your choice of roasted or baked tofu. Even better, it can be made ahead of time — perfect for holiday gatherings!


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Sweet Potato Bread

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This gluten-free sweet potato bread recipe makes a tender loaf with a moist crumb that is perfect for those with food allergies. With its classic flavor, this bread makes a delicious addition to your next dinner party or holiday gathering.

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15 Scrumptious Sorghum Recipes (Savory & Sweet!)

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Wondering how to cook with sorghum? Our list of 15 sweet and savory recipes will make you fall in love with this tasty grain. The following veggie cakes are super versatile, healthy, delicious, and great for meal prep!


Sorghum Veggie Cakes

  • 1 ½ - 2 cups sorghum, cooked
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and mix ground flaxseeds with 2 tablespoons of water in a small bowl. Set aside. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until slightly softened, then add carrots.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning and mix with a spatula. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add cooked sorghum to a food processor and pulse until the grains start to stick together. Add the carrot mixture and flaxseed mixture and pulse again until you create a sticky and somewhat hom*ogenous texture.
  5. Form little sorghum veggie cakes from your mixture and line them next to each other on your prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, then flip the cakes and bake for 10-15 more minutes until crispy around the edges.
  6. Serve warm with yogurt sauce, salad, or your favorite sides! Enjoy.


  • Feel free to add your favorite spices to the veggie cakes!
  • If you have an extra 30 minutes, let the batter sit in the fridge to firm up before forming the cakes.
  • You can also fry them in a pan instead of baking them.
  • Find 15 more easy and tasty sorghum recipes in the article above!
Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4Serving Size: ¼ recipe
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 245Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 553mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 5gSugar: 3gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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15 Scrumptious Sorghum Recipes (Savory & Sweet!) (20)Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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