Project Description

Buckwheat Penne



ORGRAN Buckwheat Pasta is a nutritious quality product naturally wheat free and gluten free. Buckwheat is not related to wheat in any way and actually belongs to the rhubarb family of plants. It is known to have the best source of high biological proteins in the plant kingdom and is highly valued for its nutritional benefits.

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Buckwheat Flour (80%), Rice Flour (20%)
Serving size: 62.5g
Energy Calories (kcal) per 100g 362
Energy Calories (kcal) per serving 226
Energy Kilojoules (KJ) per 100g 1516
Energy Kilojoules (KJ) per serving 949
Protein (g) per 100g 11.2
Protein (g) per serving 7
Carbohydrate (g) per 100g 61.5
Carbohydrate (g) per serving 40.1
Carbohydrate (% Daily Value) 13
Sugars (g) per 100g 2.5
Sugars (g) per serving 1.6
Starch (g) per 100g 61.6
Starch (g) per serving 38.5
Fat (g) per 100g 2.8
Fat (g) per serving 1.8
Fat (% Daily Value) 3
Saturated fat (g) per 100g 0.6
Saturated fat (g) per serving 0.4
Saturated fat (% Daily Value) 3
Trans fat (g) per serving 0
Fibre (g) per 100g 8.3
Fibre (g) per serving 5.2
Fibre (% Daily Value) 20
Sodium (mg) per 100g 5
Sodium (mg) per serving 3
Sodium (%Daily Value) 0
Gluten (g) per 100g 0
Gluten (g) per serving 0
Calcium (mg) per 100g 0
Calcium (mg) per serving 0
Vitamin A (%Daily Value) 0
Vitamin C (%Daily Value)
Iron (%Daily Value) 12
Calcium (%Daily Value) 2

Buckwheat Basil Pesto Pasta

  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Total Time: 25m


  • Fresh Basil
  • cup Peas, cooked
  • teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Sunflower Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Nutritional Yeast (optional)
  • teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • 1 package ORGRAN Buckwheat Penne
  • 1/3 cup Sundried Tomatoes
  • 1 Large handful of rocket, roughly chopped


  • In a high speed blender, combine the basil, peas, garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon juice and olive oil. Slowly add the sunflower seeds while the blender is running.
  • Blend until smooth and add salt and pepper as desired.
  • Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and rinse thoroughly before returning to the pot.
  • Combine desired amount of pesto with the pasta and stir through. Lightly stir though the rocket and sundried tomatoes and serve!