*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
              RABBIT, VEAL OR CHICKEN STEW WITH HERBS & BARLEY
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       oz           Butter
    2 1/2   lb           Rabbit, stewing veal or
                         -chicken joints
    1       lb           Leeks, thickly sliced
    4                    Cloves garlic, chopped
                         -finely
    6       oz           Pot barley
    3 3/4   c            Water
    3       tb           Wine vinegar
    2                    Bay leaves
                         -salt
                         -pepper
    1       tb           Dried sage
 
   Melt the butter in a heavy pan and fry the meat with the leeks and garlic
   till the vegetables are slightly softened and the meat lightly browned. Add
   the barley, water, vinegar, bay leaves and seasoning. bring the pot to the
   boil, cover it and simmer gently for 1 - 1 1/2 hours or till the meat is
   really tender and ready to fall from the bone. Add the sage and continue to
   cook for several minutes. Adjust the seasoning to taste and serve in
   bowls-- the barley will serve as a vegetable.
  
 
 
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