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Made from hearty buckwheat kernels, Bob's Red Mill Organic Kasha is slowly roasted to bring out the wonderful, earthy flavor of buckwheat. Kasha has been around for more than a thousand years and is one of the earliest known--and one of the most common dishes in Slavic Eastern Europe. Kasha is very simple to prepare and can be ready to eat in just minutes.
Buckwheat is one of the best sources of protein in the plant kingdom. Buckwheat is not a grass, though it is treated like a cereal crop. The outer husk is pulled away and the grain-like fruit is harvested and eaten. Buckwheat is very highly nutritional, making it popular in many nations across the globe. Its high fiber content keeps the digestive system healthy and helps slow down the rate of glucose absorption, which makes it a healthy option for those with diabetes. It is also high in manganese, magnesium, copper, and zinc, which are all great for the immune system. It also contains all eight essential amino acids.
Try it as a delicious hot porridge, pilaf, or in countless traditional Eastern European dishes such as Kasha Varnishkes or Potato and Kasha Knishes. Kasha can also be added to soups and casseroles for a nutritious boost.
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- A Good Source of Protein
- I found a recipe online that included an egg, onion, cumin, garlic, zucchini, red bell pepper, parmesan cheese, and chicken stock. It makes a very tasty alternative to potato or rice for part of a main meal. I like it because it is high in protein -- 5 g per serving. It has kind of a sweet nutty taste.||It's really unusual in that you must coat the groats with a beaten egg and then fry them for th
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Serving Size: 1/4 cup(41g)
Servings Per Container: 12
Amount Per Serving % Daily
ValueCalories140Calories from Fat10
Total Fat1 g2 %Saturated Fatg0 %Trans Fat0 g0 %Cholesterolmg0 %Sodium4 mg0 %Total Carbohydrate31 g10 %Dietary Fiber4 g16 %SugarsgN/AProtein5 g10 %
Vitamin A%Vitamin C%Calcium%Iron5 %
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
roasted buckwheat kernels
*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy