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 farfel

2 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.” Fluff

with 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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