Delicious, healthy and filling! Buckwheat dishes!

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Buckwheat is rich in B vitamins, folic acid, potassium and vitamin E. What’s more, you can make a variety of dishes both sweet and savoury. You can prepare a wholesome breakfast, aromatic and delicious dinner, as well as numerous desserts. Discover the best recipes with buckwheat in the leading role!

A great advantage of buckwheat is that it is not allergenic, because it does not contain gluten, is easily digestible, has alkaline properties and at the same time is filling. It is recommended for people with digestive problems, suffering from anemia or celiac disease. What is more, it has anti-inflammatory properties because it absorbs and removes mucus from the body. In addition, groats are rich in silica, which has a beneficial effect on the condition of hair, skin and nails, and prevents decalcification of bones. It also contains large amounts of vitamin E, known as the vitamin of youth, and lecithin. The latter regulates cholesterol suits, and has a beneficial effect on memory and concentration.

Lamb pudding

To make the pudding you need:

  • half a cup of millet groats
  • 1,5 glass of vegetable milk
  • Favorite fruit: banana, apple, grape or pear
  • Peanut butter (optional)
  • Sweetener such as erythritol, xylitol, agave syrup or honey (optional)

Pour the measured amount of groats into a strainer, rinse well under a stream of warm water, and finally pour boiling water over them. This will get rid of the bitter taste of the grits. Then put it in a pot and pour in 1 liter of milk. After boiling, keep on the heat for about 15 minutes, until the groats have absorbed the milk. At the end add sweetener.

When the groats have absorbed all the milk, take the pot off the heat. Then put everything into a blender, add the remaining milk and blend until smooth. If you don’t have any sweetener and you want the pudding to be sweet enough, you can add a banana to the blender. Finally, pour the pudding into serving dishes and decorate with your favorite fruit.

You can also add some nuts to the berry pudding, which will enrich your meal with healthy fats. What’s more, if you add a bit of dark chocolate or cocoa you will get a chocolate pudding, a few drops of vanilla – vanilla, a bit of grated vanilla – vanilla. This pudding is perfect for breakfast, dessert or a filling snack.

Buckwheat cutlets

To prepare the cutlets you need:

  • 3 cups of millet groats
  • Half a cup of ground millet or breadcrumbs (optional)
  • 5 eggs
  • Onion
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • A bunch of parsley (can also be dried)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Herbs de Provence
  • Hot bell pepper
  • Olive oil

Rinse the buckwheat several times under warm running water and finally pour boiling water over it. Then put them in a pot, cover with water and from the moment of boiling cook for 15 minutes. The groats should absorb all the water.

Dice onion, chop parsley and press garlic. Add all ingredients to the cooled semolina and then beat 4 eggs. Add spices, mix together and then form into patties.

Coat the patties in beaten egg and ground oatmeal and fry until golden brown.

You can add variety to the recipe by adding cooked lentils to the buckwheat.

Quick Salad with Broccoli and Buckwheat

To make the salad you need:

  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2-3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Half a cup of buckwheat
  • salt
  • A spoonful of olive oil

In a frying pan, lightly toast the sesame seeds. Cook the buckwheat according to the previous instructions and divide the broccoli into florets, then put them in a deep pan and add some water. Cook covered until tender. You don’t need to add much water to the broccoli, just a little will do. By cooking it this way, you will keep it from losing its precious properties, and also not deprive it of its crunchiness. If the broccoli is ready and there is water left in the pan, pour it off so that the dish is not too watery. Then throw in the drained grits, add sesame seeds and a tablespoon of olive oil, salt and mix.

If you want the dish to be more healthy and colorful add cooked carrots and parsley root to it.

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