buckwheat kasha with mushrooms

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By Marion Wilting

Adapted from www.olgasflavorfactory.com

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For buckwheat kasha with mushrooms

  • 1 oz
    dry mushrooms
  • 3-4
    strips bacon, chopped
  • 1
    onion, finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 3/4 c
    boiling water
  • salt

How To Make buckwheat kasha with mushrooms

  • 1
    Roast the buckwheat in a dry skillet over medium heat until it's golden brown.
  • 2
    Place mushrooms in a bowl, cover with hot water and let stand for about ten minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile cook bacon in a medium pot over medium heat until golden brown and crispy, transfer to paper towel to drain.
  • 4
    Remove the bacon grease except from 1 tablespoon from the pot and add onion, season with salt and let cook, covered, over medium heat for about 5-8 minutes until soft and starting to brown.
  • 5
    Drain, rinse and chop the mushrooms.
  • 6
    Add butter, mushrooms and Buckwheat to the pot, roast for 2-4 minutes until buckwheat starts to become aromatic.
  • 7
    Add boiling water. bring to a boil, season with salt and cook on low for about 30 minutes until buckwheat has cooked through.
  • 8
    Add the cooked bacon, mix well and serve with a slab of butter.