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14 Tasty Recipes with Buckwheat (The Superfood You Have to Try!)

Because it has “wheat” right there in the name and lots of people are familiar with it in its flour form, it’s surprising that buckwheat is not a cereal. It’s actually a seed of an unrelated plant, meaning it fits perfectly into a gluten-free diet. But even those of us who don’t need to avoid gluten can benefit from this nutritious staple. Not only is it an excellent source of fiber, magnesium, copper, and manganese, it also may help people with diabetes by slowing glucose absorption. Finally, some evidence suggests it may helpful in preventing gallstones, heart disease, and other ailments. And for those of you not especially concerned with its nutritional value, it’s also a wonderfully versatile ingredient with a delightful nutty flavor. Here are fourteen wide-ranging buckwheat recipes that showcase just what a fantastic ingredient buckwheat can be.

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    Check out these great ways to have super food buckwheat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert!

  • Buckwheat Dutch Baby Pancake 2 of 15
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    Dutch baby pancakes are perfect when you need a delicious and easy pancake recipe.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Brown Sugar Bacon Buckwheat Pancakes 3 of 15
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    For a crazy breakfast treat, take things over-the-top with these decadent brown sugar bacon buckwheat pancakes! The sweet and savory flavors are irresistible.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Buckwheat Porridge 4 of 15
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    Start your day right with this satisfying buckwheat porridge recipe!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kathy Patalsky 

  • Buckwheat Orange Pancakes 5 of 15
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    The lightly sweet tang of fresh oranges slices and sweet juice mingle beautifully with buckwheat in this simple pancake recipe.
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Green Curry and Coconut Stir Fry 6 of 15
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    Want something fast, fresh, and delicious for dinner? This creamy/savory stir fry is just the thing!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay 

  • Dark Chocolate Buckwheat Brownies with Nutella Ganache 7 of 15
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    Buckwheat lends a distinct nuttiness to these gooey delicious brownies with Nutella ganache.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Buckwheat Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup 8 of 15
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    Buckwheat and berries are an excellent flavor combination and these tender, fruity pancakes definitely prove the point.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Orange Chicken Soba Noodles 9 of 15
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    This sweet and savory flavor combination is a great base for healthy veggies and kid-friendly soba noodles.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay

  • Strawberry and Cream Buckwheat Crepes 10 of 15
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    This classic crepe recipe captures all the best flavors of the season, and is equally at home for breakfast or dessert!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kelsey Banfield

  • Buckwheat Crepes with Mushroom and Swiss 11 of 15
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    Change things up at dinner time with this savory mushroom and swiss crepe recipe.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Soba Noodle Stir Fry 12 of 15
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    Keep things quick and easy with this fresh, healthy soba noodle stir fry.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Aggie Goodman 

  • Honey Ginger Pork with Kale 13 of 15
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    This honey ginger braised pork is a wonderful way to enjoy buckwheat-based soba noodles!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Simple Buckwheat Crepes 14 of 15
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    Homemade crepes don't have to inspire stress. Here's a simple recipe for easy crepes that even a novice can get right!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Buckwheat Yogurt Pancakes with Fresh Fruit 15 of 15
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    Yum! These easy buckwheat pancakes feature fresh fruit and the tang of yogurt.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Babble

 

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