Kasha, Potato, and Carrot Casserole with Mushroom Gravy

Kasha, Potato, and Carrot Casserole with Mushroom Gravy

Kasha, Potato, and Carrot Casserole with Mushroom Gravy

Kasha, Potato, and Carrot Casserole with Mushroom Gravy

Looking for warming foods to stave off that winter chill? Why not try buckwheat? It's an excellent winter food because it aids circulation and is warming to the body.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw whole buckwheat groats
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme, or 3/4 teaspoon dried
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • Mushroom Gravy
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cube vegetable bouillon or vegetarian chicken-flavored bouillon
  • 1 1/2 cups potato cooking water or water
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Oil a 2-quart casserole dish. Toast buckwheat in dry skillet until golden. Pour into casserole dish. Heat oil in skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and sauté 5 minutes. Stir in potatoes and carrots. Sauté 5 minutes. Pour vegetables into casserole dish. Sprinkle salt and pepper over vegetables. Pour boiling water into dish. Cover and bake 30 minutes or until water is absorbed and potatoes are tender. Fluff with fork. Sprinkle parsley over top.
  2. Makes 6 servings
  3. Mushroom Gravy
  4. Heat oil in saucepan. Stir in onion, mushrooms, and garlic. Sauté 10 minutes over medium-low heat until mushrooms are juicy and onion is soft. Stir in nutritional yeast and flour until mushrooms are coated. Add bouillon and liquid. Bring to boil and simmer, stirring occasionally, until gravy thickens (about 10 minutes). Season to taste.
  5. Makes 2 cups
http://vegfamily.com/kasha-potato-and-carrot-casserole-with-mushroom-gravy/

Cathe Olson

Author: Cathe Olson

Cathe Olson is the author of the new nondairy ice cream cookbook: Lick It! Cream Dreamy Vegan Ice Cream Your Mouth Will Love, as well as Simply Natural Baby Food and The Vegetarian Mother’s Cookbook. Visit Cathe’s blog at http://catheolson.blogspot.com.

Share This Post On
468 ad
Subscribe to our newsletter and get a free copy of The Vegan Pantry!

Subscribe to our newsletter and get a free copy of The Vegan Pantry!

Join our mailing list to receive the latest recipes, articles, news and updates from VegFamily plus a free copy of The Vegan Pantry. 

You have successfully subscribed! You may download your copy of The Vegan Pantry here: http://www.vegfamily.com/downloads/TheVeganPantry.pdf