If you have a fried or a special person stop by, cheap easy meals can be your great choice. It will not make you spend much time in the kitchen. But, at the same time, it makes your guest served well. Can you make it happen?
Indeed, everybody can. Forget about calling fast food restaurant which only offers unhealthy meals. Make your guest feel comfortable in the living room while you are preparing easy meal in the kitchen
Probably, you only need 30-40 minutes to prepare and cook this food. You can invite the guest to join cooking if he or she wants. Or, you just ask your guest to enjoy TV show while you are cooking.
What is the name of this meal? It is called Pearl barley, Bacon and Leek Casserole. The ingredients are:
- One tablespoon of olive oil
- Garlic about two or three cloves
- Dijon mustard
- Chicken stock
- Savoy cabbage, and
- About 200g lean bacon
Those are the ingredients that you have to have in the kitchen. Having prepared the ingredients, now it is time to cook. First of all, heat the pan in medium heat. Pour olive oil and leeks. Cook in one or two minutes and then add garlic.
If the garlic turns to slightly brown, you can add other ingredients like pearl barley, mustard, and carrots. While you are pouring those ingredients, you need to stir occasionally. Pour the stock of the chicken and stir occasionally.
The next is adding seasoning with black pepper. When you think that all ingredients are mixed well, you can wait for about 20 minutes to make sure that all of them are cooked well. The last is adding cabbage and bacon. Don’t wait till so long. You only need to wait till cabbage tender.
Now, you take the meal from the pan and serve this one of the most recommended cheap easy meals with Dijon mustard to make the appearance more beautiful.