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.




  • 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

518.43 calories; 14.4 g protein; 41.95 g carbohydrates; 34.9 g fat; 74.8 mg cholesterol; 518.17 mg sodium.Full Nutrition