They'll look at you quizzically when you tell them they're having Kasha Varnishkes. But they're sure to enjoy this flavorful pasta salad!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) bow tie pasta, uncooked
1 cup whole kasha
1 egg white
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) chicken broth
1 env. GOOD SEASONS Garlic & Herb Dressing Mix
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, mix kasha and egg white in medium bowl until blended.
Heat large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add kasha mixture; cook 3 minutes or until grains have separated and dried out, stirring frequently. Add butter; stir until melted. Add onion; cook 3 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add chicken broth, 1/2 cup water and dressing mix; bring to boil. Cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until kasha is softened. Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes.
Stir in cooked pasta. Sprinkle with parsley.
To Learn More About Kasha
See our on-line video "Cooking Kasha."
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 42g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.