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Better Than Grits

Cultivator Kitchen
Savory, creamy recipe for cream of buckwheat


  • 1/2 cup cream of buckwheat
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 tsp shiso flakes or parsley flakes
  • 1/4 cup nappa cabbage
  • 1/4 cup dino kale
  • 3 tbsp oat milk


  • Add the cream of buckwheat, spices & water to a small pot. Put on the stove on medium high.
  • Once it starts to bubble add the scallions and herb flakes and stir continuously till it starts to thicken, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cabbage and kale to the pot and fold into the buckwheat, cook another 1-2 minutes on low heat.
  • Stir in the oat milk and then turn off the heat. Serve & enjoy! This tastes amazing with kimchi on top.