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Buckwheat Pilaf

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“This is a meal on its own or a nice side dish. You decide.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
2-3
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place water or stock in a 3 quart pot and bring to a boil on high heat.
  2. Add buckwheat, cover, reduce heat to simmer and cook until kasha is tender and liquid is absorbed, approximately 15 minutes.
  3. Gently fluff with a fork and place in a large mixing bowl.
  4. While buckwheat is cooking, place 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a medium size sauté pan on medium high heat.
  5. Add garlic, lime leaf and red bell pepper, cook for 8 minutes, stirring frequently, adding small amounts of water as necessary to prevent sticking.
  6. Add to bowl with remaining ingredients and mix well.
  7. Variation:
  8. Add a handful of rinsed and chopped kale and 1/2 cup of cubed tofu while cooking buckwheat.

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