Greek Beef and Orzo

Greek Beef and Orzo

The coolness of the yogurt nicely complements the spiciness in this Mediterranean dish.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

23

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
pound lean ground beef
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
medium celery stalk, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
cup plain low-fat yogurt
  1. Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium-high about 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except yogurt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until liquid is absorbed and pasta is tender. Serve with yogurt.
Makes 4 servings (about 1 1/4 cups each)
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Did You Know...
In Italian, orzo literally means “barley,” but it is actually a tiny, rice-shaped pasta.
Purchasing
Find orzo in the pasta aisle at your local grocery store.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 155 ),
  • Total Fat 17 g
    • (Saturated Fat 6 g,),
  • Cholesterol 65 mg;
  • Sodium 660 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 26 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.