This casserole is always on our table during the holidays. I've never made it and not had someone want the recipe. It's just THAT good!
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Barley Casserole
1/2cupbutter or margarine or 1 stick or 8 tablespoons
1cupquick cooking barley
1medium onion chopped
12 oz. pkg dehydrated onion soup
13 oz. can drained mushroom slices (reserve liquid)
15 oz. can water chestnuts, drained and sliced
Heat butter in saucepan, add barley and onion and saute till golden color. Add almonds, dry onion soup and chicken broth. Saute mushrooms a few minutes in a little butter and add to barley along with water chestnuts and liquid drained from canned mushrooms.
Stir well, turn into a greased casserole. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour adding more liquid if needed.