Armenian Noodles & Grain

Source: Ecological Cooking
Date tried:September 18, 2017
Yield: 6-8 servings
Time needed:90 minuted, including 1 hour in oven

A unique and tasty casserole Yet quite simple to make.

Armenian Noodles and Grain

Armenian Noodles and Grain
1/4 cup olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 1/2 cup thin, uncooked spaghetti, broken into 1” pieces
1 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
3 1/2 cups water
1 1/4 tsp. salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
1 cup long grain rice or barley
fresh minced parsley to taste

Preheat oven to 350oF.
Heat oil in a large pot.
Sauté onion for 10 minutes, just until tender.
Stir in uncooked spaghetti and cook until brown (about 5 minutes) stirring often
Stir in mushrooms and cook 5 minutes more.
Add water, salt and pepper, and heat to boiling.
Meanwhile, place uncooked grain in a 2-quart casserole dish.
Add the hot mixture and stir to mix well.
Cover and bake for 1 hour.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve.