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Greek Lamb and Orzo

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Greek Lamb and Orzo
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy this hearty lamb and pasta recipe – perfect if you love Greek cuisine.
Updated Nov 25, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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

375 Calories, 17g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 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
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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