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"Greek" Lamb with Orzo

By • March 28, 2013 • 5 Comments

"Greek" Lamb with Orzo by fiveandspice

WHO: Fiveandspice is a long-time Food52-er who works nothing but magic in the kitchen. WHAT: A filling -- and exciting -- dinner that goes from stove to the table in under an hour. HOW: Cook up a pot of saucy, fragrant lamb, and then all that's left is a quick boil of pasta. WHY WE LOVE IT: The process is straightforward, but it doesn't taste that way; in terms of eating and cooking, this is a win-win dish. And you only have to dirty two pots! We'd run out for the ingredients now, if we were you.
"Greek" Lamb with Orzo

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Don't worry, you won't need to do this -- but we think it's fun.

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First step: get your oil all hot and shimmering.

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And in goes the lamb.

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After it looks like this, remove it and set aside.

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Allium time.

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Toss in your garlic, and cook until softened. Then add your spices.

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One spice...

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Two spice...

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Three spice, four.

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Add the tomatoes (smooshed first, thank you), making sure to scrape up the goodness on the bottom of the pan.

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After 10 minutes, you're free to add the diced tomatoes.

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And a bit of water. Now let this bubble away.

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Remember the lamb? Its comeback is now.

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Flavors need privacy to marry, you know.

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While that does its thing, the orzo takes a plunge.

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Then it gets tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, and...

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A whole lot of green. Now all you need to do is stir the spinach into your lamb mixture, and you're destined for dinner.

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Look at this feast! Dig in.

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over 1 year ago Maggie12603

Thanks, Sallie. The link was broken when I tried it.

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over 1 year ago Sallie Brown

Click on the title link at the top of the recipe and this will take you to the recipe.

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over 1 year ago Scriptotres

thanks!

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over 1 year ago Scriptotres

Hello,
as Maggie said there is no list of ingredients. And seeing the recipe seems worthwhile...

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over 1 year ago Maggie12603

I'm looking all over for the ingredient list, and can't find it... is the link missing?