Kasha with Brown Butter Pears

Kasha with Brown Butter Pears IMAGE Image by: Kasha with Brown Butter Pears IMAGE Author: Canadian Living

Kasha is toasted buckwheat, which is found in the health food section of grocery stores. Brown butter and sweet pears enhance its naturally nutty flavour. 

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cups kasha
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 pears peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 pinch cinnamon

Method

In saucepan, bring milk and 2 cups (500 mL) water to boil. Stir in kasha and 3 tbsp (45 mL) of the sugar; return to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered and stirring often, until grains are tender and liquid is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, in skillet, melt butter over medium heat until foaming and nutty brown, about 2 minutes. Add pears, cinnamon and remaining sugar; cook, stirring, until pears are softened but still retain shape, about 5 minutes. Stir into kasha.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 142 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 362.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 53 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 16.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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