Eden Organic Buckwheat - family farm organically grown on the high plains of North & South Dakota. Despite its name buckwheat is not wheat but the seed of a broad leaf plant related to rhubarb. Buckwheat is a good source of fiber and protein providing all amino acids including the essential ones. It is also Nature's best source of the bioflavonoid rutin. Versatile as a main dish, hot porridge, in soup, salads, and stuffed vegetable dishes. Gluten Free. Heart Healthy* Whole Grain.
*Diets rich in whole grain and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.
To Prepare: Wash in cold water and add 1 cup buckwheat to 2 cups of boiling water. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes. Fluff to cool for salads.
Organic hulled buckwheat (fagopyrum esculentum).