Kasha Varnishkas

Kasha  Varnishkas Recipe

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Anita Hoffman


This is a delicious side dish to serve with brisket or a roast.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 pkg
    (8 ounce) bow ties, cooked
  • 2 c
    water or broth
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1
    egg (slightly beaten)
  • ·
    gravy (from a roast or canned)
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margsrine

How to Make Kasha Varnishkas


  1. Combine water, salt, pepper and butter in saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the beaten egg into the kasha and mix well.
  3. Place the egg coated kasha into a frypan.
    On high heat, stir for 2-4 minutes.
    Momentarily remove skillet from burner and add the boiling liquid.
    Cover skillet and place back on burner, reduce heat to low and gently steam kasha for 13-15 minutes.
  4. Add cooked bow ties and mix gently.
    Add gravy to moisten and mix gently again.

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About Kasha Varnishkas

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Jewish

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