Grilled Pesto Buckwheat with Sauteed Onions Recipe

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Margie Burns Modified: March 23, 2022
Grilled Pesto Buckwheat with Sauteed Onions Recipe

How To Make Grilled Pesto Buckwheat with Sauteed Onions

Seasoned buckwheat and onions are cooked with butter, pesto sauce, and parmesan cheese for this grilled pesto buckwheat recipe.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1⅓cupswater
  • cupbuckwheat
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 2tbsppesto sauce
  • ½white onion,chopped
  • salt,to taste
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese


  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add buckwheat; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook for 20 minutes until water is absorbed. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork.

  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in pesto sauce and onion.

  3. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add buckwheat; stir to combine. Season with salt and top with Parmesan cheese.


  • Calories: 1049.78kcal
  • Fat: 68.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 40.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.93g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.58g
  • Fiber: 6.48g
  • Sugar: 2.53g
  • Protein: 62.11g
  • Cholesterol: 163.46mg
  • Sodium: 2230.62mg
  • Calcium: 1820.35mg
  • Potassium: 449.91mg
  • Iron: 2.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 501.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.31mg
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