Kasha Varnishkes Recipe

Step 1

In a small bowl mix groats with egg until each groat is well coated with egg.Place in a medium-sized saucepan over moderately high heat,and sitr constantly with a wooden spoon until groats seperate and the egg begins to dry.

Step 2

Remove from heat and pour boiling chicken stock or water over kasha.Add salt and stir.Cover tightly and cook over low heat at a bare simmer for 10 to 15 minutes,or until all the liquid is absorbed.Remove from heat and reserve.

Step 3

Bring the quart of water to a boil and cook the pasta about 15 minutes,until tender.Drain and reserve.

Step 4

Heat the oil in a skillet and saute the onions until golden brown.Mix the onions,kasha and cooked bowties together in a large bowl and serve.Serve with pot roast or just with leftover pot roast gravy.

ADVICE: From MAMA,for a more delicious and authentic version subsitute 1/4 cup of schmaltz for the corn oil......

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Medium buckwheat groats
  • 1 Egg
  • 2c Boiling chicken stock or
  • 1 Knorr bouil. cubes diss 2cup
  • Boiling water
  • 1qt Water
  • 1c Uncooked varnishkes,bowtie
  • 1 Noodles
  • 3tb Corn oil
  • 1 Large onion, coarsely choppe
  • 1 1/2ts Salt,less if bouillion used

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