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Buckwheat with Mushrooms

In Eastern European countries, buckwheat is a staple ingredient. My mom prepared buckwheat for us at least once a week and vowed that it would single-handedly prevent me from getting headaches. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 168kcal



  • Prepare all ingredients for the buckwheat dish. To cook buckwheat: Bring water to boil, add buckwheat and salt to taste, cook on low heat for 20-25 minutes.
  • Preheat a pan, add butter and onions to the pan. Add diced mushrooms to the mix and cook until it becomes golden brown.
    pan with butter and onion and mushrooms next to it
  • Combine mushroom mixture with buckwheat, let it sit for about 5 min to allow flavors to come together.
    Pan with buckwheat and cooked mushrooms
  • Finally, add in fresh green onions and stir to combine everything together. Serve right away.
    green onion with buckwheat and mushrooms


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 470mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.3mg