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Cheesy Buckwheat with Kale and Mushrooms

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen
Total time 33 mins
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked buckwheat
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 ounces shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon sliced garlic
  • 8 ounces presliced mushrooms
  • 6 cups chopped kale
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts
  • 2 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 268
  • fat 11.6 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 3.1 g
  • protein 13 g
  • carbohydrate 32 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 309 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine buckwheat and egg in a bowl; toss. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add buckwheat mixture to pan; cook 3 minutes or until grains are dry and separated, stirring frequently. Stir in water and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in Gruyère cheese and Parmesan cheese. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and mushrooms; cook 7 minutes. Add kale and pepper to pan; cook 2 minutes. Add kale mixture to buckwheat mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts and bacon.

Cook's Notes

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