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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 220.2
  • Total Fat: 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.0 mg
  • Sodium: 278.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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Baked Orzo with Lamb ( a cherished Weight Watchers recipe)

Submitted by: IZZY-BLUE

Introduction

This is delish! You can use ground beef also

With the lean lamb the nutritional info is really
per 1 1/4 cups. 286 cal, 6 g fat, 3 g sat fat, 37 mg chol, 354 mg sod, 38 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 20 g protein, 117 mg calc. Point = 6
This is delish! You can use ground beef also

With the lean lamb the nutritional info is really
per 1 1/4 cups. 286 cal, 6 g fat, 3 g sat fat, 37 mg chol, 354 mg sod, 38 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 20 g protein, 117 mg calc. Point = 6

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/2 lb orzo
    6 oz lean ground lamb (10% or less fat)
    1 onion, chopped
    1/4 cup chopped fennel bulb
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 t dried mint
    1/2 t dried oregano
    1 (14 oz) can crushed tomatoes
    3 T tomato paste
    1/2 t ground cinnamon
    3 oz reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
    2 T grated Parmesan

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray an 8 inch spuare baking dish with nonstick spray; Set aside.

2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the orzo and cook according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.

3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over med-hi heat. Add the lamb and cook, stirring to break up the meat with a wooden spoon, until browned, 3-4 minutes. Remove lamb with at slotted spoon and transfer to the bowl with the orzo.

4. Add the onion, fennel, garlic, mint and oregano to the same skillet. Cook, stirring, until onion begins to soften, 3-4 min. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, and cinnamon; Cook until mixture thickens, 6-8 min.

5. Combine the tomato mixture with the orzo and lamb. Stir in the feta and mix well. Pour mixture into pan. Sprinkle top with parmesan. Bake until hot. 25 min.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IZZY-BLUE.






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