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- 1 cup buckwheat groats, roasted (kasha)
- 1 3/4 cups filtered water or 1 3/4 cups vegetable stock
- 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 1 leaf lime, sliced very thin
- 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
- 3 tablespoons green onions, diced
- 3/4 cup carrot, grated
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce (to taste)
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (to taste)
- 1Place water or stock in a 3 quart pot and bring to a boil on high heat.
- 2Add buckwheat, cover, reduce heat to simmer and cook until kasha is tender and liquid is absorbed, approximately 15 minutes.
- 3Gently fluff with a fork and place in a large mixing bowl.
- 4While buckwheat is cooking, place 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a medium size sauté pan on medium high heat.
- 5Add garlic, lime leaf and red bell pepper, cook for 8 minutes, stirring frequently, adding small amounts of water as necessary to prevent sticking.
- 6Add to bowl with remaining ingredients and mix well.
- 8Add a handful of rinsed and chopped kale and 1/2 cup of cubed tofu while cooking buckwheat.
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Nutritional Facts for Buckwheat Pilaf
Serving Size: 1 (310 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 314.5
- Calories from Fat 191
- Total Fat 21.3 g
- Saturated Fat 3.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 1045.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 28.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
- Sugars 6.4 g
- Protein 6.3 g
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