Buckwheat and Bacon Side Dish

Buckwheat and Bacon Side Dish This alternative to rice pairs buckwheat with bacon to create a meaty-tasting side dish.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 28 mins

    TOTAL : 48 mins

    SERVING : 2

    YIELD : 2 servings

  • Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the shallots and garlic; cook until softened and light brown. Add the bacon pieces and buckwheat; cook and stir until the buckwheat turns orangeish brown, about 5 minutes.

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  • Add the stock and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer gently until the liquid is absorbed and the buckwheat is tender,13 to 15 minutes. Toss with the parsley, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Per Serving: 208 calories; protein 9.3g; carbohydrates 25.3g; fat 8.7g; cholesterol 14.1mg; sodium 558.9mg.