Barley & Pine Nut Casserole 1 Recipe
1 cup Pearl barley
1/4 cup + 2 tb. margarine, divided
1/3 cup Pine nuts
1 medium Onion, chopped
1/2 cup Fresh parsley, minced
1/4 cup Fresh chives, minced
1/4 teaspoon Each salt and pepper
2 can Beef broth (14.5 oz. each) undiluted
Fresh parsley sprigs
Rinse barley in cold water; drain well. Set aside.
Melt 2 tb. margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat; add pine
nuts and cook until lightly toasted, stirring constantly. Remove pine
nuts with a slotted spoon; set aside.
Heat remaining Qtr. cup margarine in skillet until melted; add reserved
barley and onion. Cook, stirring constantly, until barley is lightly
toasted and onion is tender. Remove from heat; stir in toasted pine
nuts, parsley, chives, salt and pepper. Spoon barley mixture into a
1 1/2 qt. casserole.
Bring beef broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; pour broth over
barley mixture in casserole and stir well. Bake, uncovered, at 375 F.
for 60 mins and 10 mins. or until barley is tender and liquid is
absorbed. Garnish casserole with fresh parsley sprigs, if desired.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings.
From _Favorite Recipes_ by The Sponsor's Club, Robert Louis Stevenson
School/Pebble Beach, CA. In _America's Best Recipes: A 1989 Hometown
Collection_. Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, Inc., 1989. Pp. 216-217.
ISBN 0-8487-0765-6. Electronic format by Cathy Harned. Submitted By
CCH@SALATA.COM (CATHY HARNED) On 15 JAN 96 132555 -0800
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