Source: Nuts.com, November 2019
Buckwheat is a protein and nutrient powerhouse. A naturally gluten-free and low-glycemic food, organic raw white buckwheat is a healthy alternative to traditional grains. It cooks up fast so you can toss it in salads and soups, or use it to make porridge and pilafs. Our whole organic buckwheat groats are a versatile, nutritious superfood that can be a staple of any pantry.
How To Cook Buckwheat
Ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat groats, 2 cups water
Cooking Directions: Combine 1 cup buckwheat groats with 2 cups water in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook 10 to 12 minutes, then let stand for 5 minutes.
What Is Buckwheat?
Despite its name, buckwheat is not a member of the wheat family. Buckwheat is actually a fruit seed related to the rhubarb and sorrel family. The buckwheat plant is cultivated for its naturally gluten-free seeds, which behave much like a grain when cooked.
What Does Buckwheat Taste Like?
Raw buckwheat groats have a mild nutty taste