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Ingredients:

  • 1 cups - Pearl Barley
  • 6 tablespoons - Butter
  • 1/2 cups - Pine Nuts (or Slivered Almonds)
  • 1 - Medium Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cups - Minced, Fresh Parsley (or 2 heap Tablespoons), garnish
  • 1/4 cups - Chive or Green Onion, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Pepper
  • 28 ounces - Broth
  • - Parsley, garnish
  • Directions:

    Rinse barley in cold water and drain well. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
    In frying pan, heat 2 Tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Put in nuts and stir until lightly toasted. Remove nuts with slotted spoon and set aside.
    Add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter to pan with onion and drained barley; cook, stirring until lightly toasted. Remove from heat, stir in pine nuts, parsley, chives, salt, and pepper.
    Spoon into 1/2 quart casserole dish. (may cover and chill).
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    Heat broth to boiling, pour over barley mixture in casserole, and stir to blend well.
    Bake, uncovered, in an over or covered barbeque at about 375 degrees until the barley is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed (about 70 minutes).
    Garnish with parsley.
    Makes 4-6 servings

    Brief Description

    I was given this recipe for a 1960's party I hosted. This casserole has since become a favorite. Part of this can be made ahead.

    Main Ingredient:

    Pearl Barley

    Category:  Vegetarian

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s)
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 30 min

    Notes

    I prefer this with pine nuts but either way works.

    Posted By:

    ArmandAndYvette

    Posted On:

    December 12, 2020

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