Greek Lamb and Orzo

Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy this hearty lamb and pasta recipe – perfect if you love Greek cuisine.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
pound ground lamb or beef
2
cans (16 ounces each) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
medium stalk celery, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
cup uncooked rosamarina (orzo) pasta (3 ounces)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
Plain yogurt, if desired

  • 1 Cook lamb in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes, celery, pasta, salt and red pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low.
  • 2 Cover and simmer about 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until tomato liquid is absorbed and orzo is tender. Serve with yogurt.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
375
(
Calories from Fat
155),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.