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Greek Lamb and Orzo

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