Buckwheat and sauteed onions with a mild Italian flavor. This nutty grain dish is a tasty alternative to a rice pilaf or other side dish.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add buckwheat; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook until water is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork.

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  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in pesto sauce and onion. Cook and stir until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add buckwheat; stir to combine. Season with salt and top with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

518 calories; protein 14.4g; carbohydrates 42g; fat 34.9g; cholesterol 74.8mg; sodium 518.2mg. Full Nutrition
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