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Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables
Wholesome and delicious dish

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables is a simple 25-Minute recipe using buckwheat groats (kasha) and colorful veggies. Make it for lunch or dinner.

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables
Buckwheat groats, or Kasha, is an incredibly wholesome, delicious, and nutritious ingredient. Buckwheat is popular here in Slovenia, and we adore it. Not only is it gluten-free, but you can make so many delicious dishes with it. Today we are sharing our favorite midweek dish, a quick Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables. You can serve it as a main dish for lunch or dinner with a side of seasonal salad, or you can serve it as a side dish for other veggie or meat main dishes. It’s simple, delicious, and quick to make.

Delicious veggie dish - Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables

We should eat grains more often. We love them but need to cook them more, do you? We adore buckwheat, and this recipe is perfect for a quick and easy midweek meal. It's essential to cook the groats sparingly, as we want that delicious nutty buckwheat flavor. These are the top reasons why we like this recipe so much:

  • nutritious, wholesome, and incredibly delicious colorful dish
  • perfect as a side or main dish
  • pan-frying the buckwheat after cooking it makes it even tastier
  • the veggies are all equally sliced so that you can enjoy them in a mouthful
  • the perfect dish for picnics, lunch, dinner
  • vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free

Try the Duck Confit with Legume, Buckwheat Stew, and Eggplant stuffed with buckwheat and feta cheese and served with light tomato sauce next. 

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables

What to serve with Buckwheat Stir Fry  

Feel free to serve this Stir Fry as an individual dish with a bowl of seasonal salad on a side, or serve it as a side dish with one of the following main dishes:


Kasha or Buckwheat stores well.

Keep cooked and cooled Buckwheat Stir Fry in an airtight container. Seal tightly and place in the fridge for up to 5 days. Before serving, reheat well or serve cold.

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables

Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables

How to make Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables at home (video)

Check this quick video to master this Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetable recipe at home.



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Lets get cooking!

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  • cook the buckwheat

    Add the buckwheat groats to a sieve and rinse under running water. Transfer to a pot and add water. Place over medium heat, season with salt, and bring to a boil. Cover with a lid and simmer for 12 minutes. When it's cooked, set the buckwheat aside, cover with a lid.

  • veggies

    Peel the carrots and cut them into small cubes. Clean the bell pepper, remove the core and cut it into small cubes. Cut the leek in half lengthways, rinse under running water and cut it into small cubes. Peel the onion and dice it.

  • stir fry

    Place a large pan with olive oil over medium heat. Add the vegetables and season with thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir fry for 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Add the buckwheat and cook for 2 - 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt and pepper if necessary.

  • serve

    Serve the Buckwheat Stir Fry with Vegetables as a main or side dish. Before serving, sprinkle with chopped parsley.


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