Despite it's name, buckwheat is not a wheat and is gluten free. It is a seed of a plant grown in Asia and is high in proteins, fiber, minerals and antioxidants.
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 - 15 minutes
Serves: 4 as main course or 6-8 as side dish
1 cup buckwheat
2 cups water
1 can of organic red kidney beans (in bpa-free can)
1 cucumber, diced
1 red capsicum, diced
1 red onion, diced
Mixed fresh herbs (coriander, parsley, chives....)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Rinse the buckwheat, bring the water and buckwheat to the boil, simmer for about 10-15 minutes, remove from heat and let cool.
Combine all the other ingredients and toss with the olive oil, vinegar, salt & pepper.