How to Cook Sorghum

cooked sorghum
Photo: Bryan Gardner
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
4 cups

Sorghum might just be the next it grain, thanks to its pleasing chew and subtly sweet flavor. Having a batch ready to go in the fridge is like money in the bank -- learn how to get the texture just right, then try our Sorghum Salad with Carrots and Dandelion Greens.


  • Kosher salt

  • 1 cup sorghum


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil; seasongenerously with salt. Add sorghum;reduce heat to a low, steady simmer.Cover and cook, stirring occasionally,until chewy and tender, 50 to 60 minutes.Drain. Use immediately, or spreadon a rimmed baking sheet to let cool.

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