nutritional information

Per 2-Tbs. serving:

  • Calories: 83
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 584 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: <1 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Savory Pasta Crumbles

Makes 1 cup

Buckwheat groats coated with garlic-infused olive oil, salt, and nutritional yeast make for a Parmesan-like topping.
  • ½ cup buckwheat groats
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.)
  • ¼ cup plus 1 Tbs. nutritional yeast, divided
  • 2 tsp. salt

1. Place buckwheat groats in medium bowl, and cover with 3 inches cold water. Soak 12 hours. Drain.
2. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat oil and garlic in saucepan over low heat until hot. Toss buckwheat groats with garlic oil in bowl. Stir in 1/4 cup nutritional yeast and salt.
3. Spread buckwheat groats in even layer on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbs. yeast. Bake 30 minutes, or until completely dry and crunchy. Cool, and store in airtight container.

April 2009

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comments

These are great! Crunchy and savory and garlicky. Reminiscent of parmesan also. They would be great in salad, or on pasta or pizza (probably sprinkled on after baking). I would make this again for sure.

Eileen - 2012-04-08 18:59:39

This is an absolutely great recipe. I suppose you can top pasta with it but I have just been eating it as a snack. I think it would be great to add some crunch to a salad. This is definitely a keeper.

Nikki - 2009-08-06 13:43:19