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Farikal

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a popular meat dish from Southern Norway. Lamb and cabbage are layered and stewed with peppercorns. Serve with boiled potatoes that have been sprinkled with parsley."
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Ingredients

4 h servings 123 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Arrange a layer of sliced lamb in the bottom of a Dutch oven or soup pot. Top with a layer of cabbage. Repeat layering as many times as you can. Tie the peppercorns into a small piece of cheesecloth, and place them in the center of the casserole. Pour the water over all, and cover with a lid.
  2. Bring to a boil, then simmer over low heat for 2 hours. Remove the package of peppercorns before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 123 calories; 2 g fat; 18.3 g carbohydrates; 11 g protein; 22 mg cholesterol; 70 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I love this stuff! I grew up with it, and have made the dish over and over again. I don't know why it would take 2 hours to prepare it though - about 30 minutes is more like it, and the dish wil...

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Three stars because you didn't add the flour. I'm married to a Norwegian, have eaten fårikål many, many, times here in Norway. As a matter of fact had it today here in Norway...''tis the seaso...

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I love this stuff! I grew up with it, and have made the dish over and over again. I don't know why it would take 2 hours to prepare it though - about 30 minutes is more like it, and the dish wil...

I love farikal! Just a little tip: Most norwegians just sprinkle the pepper between the layers of lamb and cabbage. The taste is much better that way. A little more work to eat it, but well wor...

I thought this recipe was good but a little on the bland side for serving guests. I am Ukranian background and shared it with my mother and she loved it. However, we grew up with rather bland di...

Fabulous! I really enjoyed this--it was very easy to make. (I may be biased since I grew up eating Norwegian food) Either way, thanks for posting!

I made this a while ago and I'm finally getting around to rating and reviewing this. It was good. I used lamb necks for stewing since the bones add such great flavor and the meat is so tender....

Great recipe--simple to make yet soooo flavorful! Based on a reviewer before, I added a bit of onion, slices of one fresh tomato and used ground pepper. It took about 1 hour of cooking for the i...

fantastic! i ground the pepper between the layers, and added a layer of sliced onion, served with boiled potatoes and some dark rye to soak up the excess juice...mmmmmm this will become a regula...

Three stars because you didn't add the flour. I'm married to a Norwegian, have eaten fårikål many, many, times here in Norway. As a matter of fact had it today here in Norway...''tis the seaso...

I was looking for recipes for lamb in the slow cooker since I had some that is a little tough. Used some lamb steaks and chops and layered them in with the cabbage. Put the peppercorns in the...