17 June 2011

No Meat Zone Recipes: Kasha, Macaroni and Veggies





VEGAN

Kasha, Macaroni and Veggies
Serves 6 - 8

Ingredients


1 cup buckwheat groats
1/2 cup Kamut elbow macaroni
3 cups water
1/2 small onion
2 small carrots
2 stalks of celery
Sea Salt, to taste
Fresh thyme, to taste

Instructions


Bring water to a boil in one pan.
In another pan, toast buckwheat over medium heat for five minutes.
Add a pinch or two of salt, onion, carrots and celery to the boiling water. Boil for 3 minutes.
Add macaroni and boil for 3 minutes.
Slowly add the toasted buckwheat and bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat, salt to taste and serve with fresh thyme.

JL Fields | @JLgoesvegan
Post-40 JL became a marathoner and triathlete, changed careers and transitioned from vegetarian to vegan. She now blogs about vegan cooking (and wine!) and fitness. JL is a community college administrator and teaches nonprofit management at a local university. Follow JL on her blog and Facebook.

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