Barley Casserole Recipe
4 tbsp butter
2 medium onions, chopped
1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
1 1/2 cup pearl barley
3 cup chicken or beef broth
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 garnish: chopped parsley
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in a large casserole. Saute
onions 2 minutes over medium heat. Add mushrooms and saute 5-7
minutes more. Add barley. Cook until lightly browned. Add 2 cups of
broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and bake
45 minutes. Add remaining 1 cup of broth. Return to oven and bake 30
minutes more. Garnish with chopped parsley.
SOURCE: National Cooking Echo 04/19/90 Contributed to the echo by:
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