Colourful vegan buckwheat bowl

Creating a buckwheat bowl is a delightful culinary adventure full of different possibilities. Here’s a simple yet delicious recipe to get you started.

The Beauty of Buckwheat

Buckwheat, despite its name, is not actually a type of wheat. It’s a seed that’s packed with nutrients and offers a ton of health benefits. It’s naturally gluten-free, making it an excellent choice for those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease. Buckwheat is a fantastic source of protein, fiber, essential minerals like magnesium and potassium, and heart-healthy antioxidants. It has a ton of nutritional Benefits:

  1. Rich in Protein: Buckwheat is an excellent plant-based source of protein, making it a staple for vegetarian and vegan diets. It contains all nine essential amino acids, making it a complete protein source that supports muscle growth and repair.
  2. Complex Carbohydrates: The carbohydrates found in buckwheat are complex, meaning they provide a steady release of energy over time. This can help stabilize blood sugar levels and keep you feeling full for longer periods of time.
  3. Fiber Powerhouse: Fiber is crucial for digestive health and buckwheat contains a healthy dose of both soluble and insoluble fibers. This aids in promoting a healthy gut, preventing constipation and supporting overall digestion.
  4. Heart Health: Buckwheat contains compounds such as rutin that have been linked to improved cardiovascular health. These compounds may help reduce blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels.
  5. Micronutrient Marvel: Buckwheat is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including magnesium, potassium, B vitamins and antioxidants. These play various roles in maintaining overall well-being.

We love using buckwheat for both savoury and sweet dishes, because it’s very diverse and can be used in so many ways.This time we made a simple and delicious colourful bowl, which is gluten-free, easy to make, packed with vitamins and very tasty. To top it all off, we added a lot of spices!


  • buckwheat porridge,
  • onion,
  • garlic,
  • water,
  • bell pepper,
  • sweet corn and
  • spices: salt, black pepper, sweet paprika powder, dry basil and oregano and turmeric.

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Colorful vegan buckwheat bowl

Simple, healthy and delicious bowl, full of nutrients and taste.
Servings 2 portions


  • 500 g cooked buckwheat porridge (150 g before cooking)
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 80 ml water
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 120 g sweet corn


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • a pinch of black pepper


  • Peel and chop the onion and garlic, and cut the pepper into small pieces.
  • Put all of the vegetables together with water in a pan and bring to a boil.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes, then add all of the spices and cooked buckwheat and mix well.
  • Cook everything together for another 1 to 2 minutes, then serve and decorate with fresh parsley if desired.

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