4.75 from 4 votes
Buckwheat With Mushrooms And Asparagus
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
This buckwheat with mushrooms and asparagus is heathy, packed with wonderful flavors and ready in 30 minutes.
Course: side
Servings: 6
Calories: 158 kcal
Author: Lyubomira from CookingLSL
  • 1 cup buckwheat
  • 2 tbsp olive oil , divided
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 small onion (1/2 medium) chopped
  • 6 medium mushrooms , sliced
  • 8 medium asparagus , chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh dill for garnishing
  1. Rinse buckwheat with cold water and drain well.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 tbsp olive oil. Saute buckwheat for 2 minutes. Transfer to a medium pot.
  3. In the same skillet, cook onion in 1 tbsp olive oil for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms and cook for 6-8 minutes, until half of the water evaporates and they are soft.
  4. Add buckwheat and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover with a lid. Cook for 10-12 minutes, until kernels are almost cooked, but there is still some water. Add in chopped asparagus, season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-5 more minutes, until done.Remove from heat and let it stand in the pot for 5 minutes. (You can add 1 tbsp butter, to make it more creamy).
  5. Transfer to a bowl, garnish with fresh dill (optional) and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Buckwheat With Mushrooms And Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sodium 289mg 12%
Potassium 326mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 3.2%
Vitamin C 10.2%
Calcium 1.9%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.