Tastier than cabbage rolls: hearty buckwheat cutlets with meat for dinner

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Buckwheat cutlets recipe
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A great alternative to stuffed cabbage is delicious, hearty buckwheat cutlets, which are much lighter. You only need a few ingredients to make them, the main ones being buckwheat and meat.

Homemade buckwheat cutlets

Cook Victoria shared a recipe for delicious buckwheat cutlets with meat and spices on Instagram.



  • dry buckwheat - 150 g
  • onion (large) - 1 pc.
  • meat - 1 kg
  • eggs - 2 pcs.
  • oil - for frying
  • spices: salt, pepper, favorite - to taste
  • flour - for rolling

For the filling:

  • tomato sauce - 1 tbsp.
  • onion - 1 pc.

Method of preparation:

1. Wash buckwheat and boil it in salted water until tender. Cool.

Ingredients for the dish

2. Finely chop the onion and fry in a little oil until soft.

Fried onion

3. Pass the meat through a meat grinder.

Ready-made minced meat

4. Beat the eggs, add the minced meat, fried onions, spices and mix thoroughly. Finally, add the cooked buckwheat and mix again.

How to cook buckwheat cutlets properly

5. Form cutlets with your hands.

Base for the dish

6. Heat a little oil in a frying pan. Lightly roll the formed cutlets in flour and fry on both sides until golden brown. After that, put them in a baking dish, top with fried onions and pour tomato paste and water. Cook in the oven at 200 C for 40-50 minutes.

How long to cook

Serve with herbs!

Ready-made dish

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