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Kasha Varnishkas

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Kasha Varnishkas is a delicious and nutritious dish. I served this filling dish for dinner when a friend came over and she still talks about how she enjoyed it. Try this easy Kasha Varnishkas recipe and you will understand.
  Farfalle 100 Gram
  Roasted buckwheat 100 Gram
  Boiling water 750 Milliliter
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 50 Gram
  Vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown gravy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water until tender.
Drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, roast the buckwheat in a dry heavy pan over a low heat for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
When the grain starts to turn brown, slowly add the boiling water, stirring constantly.
Cover and cook over a low heat for 10-15 minutes, until tender.
Remove the buckwheat from the heat and mix with the salt and butter or margarine.
Drain the pasta and add to the buckwheat.
Serve hot with the gravy.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1266 Calories from Fat 465

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g80.9%

Saturated Fat 26.4 g132.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 125 mg41.7%

Sodium 2153.1 mg89.7%

Total Carbohydrates 174 g58.1%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79.3%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 31 g63%

Vitamin A 177.3% Vitamin C 26%

Calcium 9% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kasha Varnishkas Recipe