Apricot and Almond Buckwheat Pilaf

Apricot and Almond Buckwheat Pilaf

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 6


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion peeled and diced
  • 1 cup kasha or whole-grain buckwheat
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 12 apricot halves dried or fresh
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2-3 cups low sodium vegetable broth


  • In a large skillet or saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium to medium low heat. Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown. Stir in the kasha, almonds, apricots, paprika, and pepper. Stir until the buckwheat is coated with the oil and the almonds are slightly toasted, about 1 minute. Carefully add the broth and bring to a gentle boil. Cover, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let sit 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.