Gluten-Free Veggies and Kasha with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Gluten-Free Veggies and Kasha with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Savory salad dressed up with kasha and veggies mixed with vinaigrette – a delicious side dish.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

Salad
1
cup water
1/2
cup uncooked buckwheat kernels or groats (kasha)
4
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
2
medium tomatoes, seeded, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium unpeeled cucumber, seeded, chopped (1 1/4 cups)
Vinaigrette
2
tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  1. In 8-inch skillet, heat water to boiling. Add kasha; cook over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Drain if necessary.
  2. In large bowl, mix kasha and remaining salad ingredients.
  3. In tightly covered container, shake all vinaigrette ingredients until blended. Pour vinaigrette over kasha mixture; toss. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.
Makes 4 servings (1 cup each)
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Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
The color and crunch of the vegetables and the chewiness of the kasha create a salad that looks and tastes wonderful, perfect for family and friends.
Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.