Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr

For those of you looking for a twist on your Mexican dishes and one that's healthier, give this a try. Buckwheat is a good source of vitamin b, zinc, and iron.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare cream of buckwheat using either milk, water, or broth.
  2. Sauté onion, green pepper, garlic, butter and ground beef (or chicken) in pan along with a taco seasoning.
  3. Combine buckwheat, sour cream, cottage cheese, refried beans, hot sauce, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  4. In at least a 3 quart casserole dish, layer buckwheat mixture, meat and vegetable mixture, shredded cheese, and green chillies then repeat layers.
  5. Bake uncovered at 375° for approximately 60 minutes or until bubbly and golden.
  6. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving dish.