Buckwheat Pesto Salad

Buckwheat Pesto Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 317.4
  • Total Fat: 21.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.4 mg
  • Sodium: 721.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    ◾1 cup Organic Buckwheat Groats
    ◾2-1/2 cups Water
    ◾1/4 tsp Sea Salt
    ◾2 Tbsp Olive Oil
    ◾1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter (softened)
    ◾4 Garlic cloves, finely minced
    ◾1/2 cup chopped Walnuts or pecans
    ◾1 cup Parsley fresh & finely chopped
    ◾2 tsp Dried Basil
    ◾1 cup feta crumbled
    ◾1/2 cup Black or green olives


soy bacon is not in the calorie count.
Don't forget to toast the nuts.


1.Boil water with salt. Add groats, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and leave pan covered for about 5 minutes, then fluff with fork.
2.Mix butter, olive oil, garlic and nuts together. Separately combine parsley, basil, cheese and olives. Add butter mixture to groats, then add the parsley mixture. Salt to taste. Toss and serve. Sprinkle soy bacon on top, if desired.

Serving Size: 6 1/2 c servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MADDCK.