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Creamed Barley

Date Added: Jun 6, 2012 Scandinavian Side dishes
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Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

20 mins

Ready In

25 mins

Serving

2

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Description

The Vikings didn´t grow potatoes, but they did grow barley. Watch Icelandic chef Fridleifur make this ancient dressed up side dish. Creamed barley goes great with any fish and it is a nice change from mashed potatoes.


Ingredients

  • 3/4  Cup(s) Barley
  • 1
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Ginger
  • 2
  • 3  Cup(s) Water
  • 3
  • 1/4  Cup(s) Shallots
  • 4
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Butter
  • 5
  • 5/8  Cup(s) Cream
  • 6
  •  To Taste Pepper
  • 7
  •  To Taste Salt
  • 8
  • 1/4  Cup(s) Parsley
  • 9

Directions

    1. Boil barley with chunk of ginger.
    2. When the barley grains have soaked up all the water, remove from stove.
    3. Remove ginger from barley.
    4. In another pot, sweat out shallots.
    5. Now add the barley to the shallots and add the butter.
    6. Once butter is melted add cream.
    7. Stir.
    8. Add salt and pepper.
    9. Add parsley.
    10. Serve and enjoy!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


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