Farfel is a noodle product, typicallyfound in soup. By contrast, thisfarfel dish is prepared pilaf style and is particularly good with chicken thathas a good gravy or sauce.
FARFEL PILAF (BakedEgg Barley)
2 cups raw farfel2 tablespoons butter Salt to taste, depending on saltiness of stock ¼ cuponion, finely chopped 3 cups chicken stock, homemade if possible
1. Preheat oven to 350° F
2. In a skillet, melt butter. Add finely chopped onion. Cookover moderate heat until golden brown.
3. Add raw farfel. Stir to coat with butter. Cookuntil lightly browned.
4. Place in a casserole and coverwith 3 cups boiling chicken stock. Stirwell and bake in the moderate oven for about one hour, or until liquid hasnearly evaporated.
Farfel should besoft and in separate tiny “beads.” Fluffwith 2 forks and serve hot.
Yield: Serves 6.
(Adapted from ATreasury of Great Recipes.)
Thisrecipe has been serve successfully many times. It is great for a buffet,or as a contribution to a potluck effort.
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