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Instant Pot Buckwheat With Mushrooms

Instant Pot Buckwheat With Mushrooms

  • Author: Instant Pot Eats
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: European
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Learn how to make an easy and delicious Instant Pot buckwheat recipe with mushrooms, onions and garlic for added flavor. It’s great as a main vegetarian or vegan dish, or it can be served as a side. Plus, it’s gluten-free and budget-friendly, so make sure to add it to your buckwheat recipes to try!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked buckwheat groats
  • 1+1/2 cups vegetable stock (we used Vegeta stock powder and water)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions for garnish


  • Press the Saute on Normal mode and allow the pot to heat up, Add the olive oil and onions and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened. 
  • Add the mushrooms, garlic, salt and pepper and cook for another 3-4 minutes, stirring a few times. Then press Cancel to stop the Saute.
  • Add the buckwheat and vegetable stock and stir through, scraping the bottom of the pot. 
  • Secure and lock the lid. Set to Pressure cook for 5 minutes on HIGH with 5 minutes natural release. Then use the quick release and open the lid. 
  • Fluff and stir the buckwheat with a spatula and garnish with plenty of green onions. 


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 229
  • Sugar: 2.7 g
  • Sodium: 505.7 mg
  • Fat: 8.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 36 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: Buckwheat Recipes, Vegan Recipes, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Mushrooms