Pohlebka with Buckwheat

This is like a vegetable stew with buckwheat.  Buckwheat is also known as kasha.

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Mushroom and Shallot Kasha – Russia

For this recipe we are using a whole grain called kasha. I know you’ve seen the commercials for kasha and it was a breakfast cereal. This is not a breakfast cereal, at least I hope not since it has mushrooms and shallots in it! Kasha is simply buckwheat. My husband only remembers eating it plain, but there is so much more you can do with it. I cook it, like any grain, in chicken broth. This adds so much flavor and you really don’t need to do anything else to it if you don’t want to. I usually find buckwheat in the store in those boil-in-bags. They are a good size for two.
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