Buckwheat Groats Recipe
2 teaspoon Safflower oil
2 Shailots, chopped
1 cl Garlic, minced
1 Celery stalk, sliced
1/2 cup Sliced mushrooms
1 Egg white
Pinch salt & pepper
1 cup Buckwheat groats, (kasha)
2 cup Chicken broth
1 tablespoon Pine nuts/sunflower seeds
In a non-stick saucepan, heat oil and add vegetables. Cook, stirring,
over medium heat about 5 minutes. In a small bowl, beat egg white
with salt and pepper. Stir into saucepan. Stir in groats, then add
broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook 10 minutes
until tender. When liquid is absorbed, add pine nuts and fluff with a
fork. Garnish with parsley. Food Exchange per serving: 1 STARCH/BREAD
EXCHANGE 1/2 FAT EXCHANGE CAL: 116; CHO: Omg; CAR: 18g; PRO: 3g; SOD:
64mg; FAT: 4g;
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