Greek Lamb and Orzo

Greek Lamb and Orzo

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

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

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.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

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