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Catholic Recipe: Buckwheat Groats and Mushrooms


  • 1 cup buckwheat groats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 8 dried mushrooms, soaked, washed thoroughly
  • 2 tablespoons chicken fat


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 1 1/2-2 hours

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+

Origin: Ukraine


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Also Called: Kasha z Hrybamy


Cook buckwheat, egg in skillet over low heat; stir thoroughly. Place mixture in 3-quart casserole. Add salt, fat. Pour boiling water over mixture. Stir in mushrooms. Cover. Bake 1 hour and a half at 350° or cook over medium heat 45 minutes, adding water or meat stock as necessary. Yield, 4 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965