Amanda Makes "Greek" Lamb with Orzo

April 15, 2014

In February, we continued our partnership with Panna, a subscription cooking app and website dedicated to sharing recipes from master chefs in HD video -- and we previewed our second video series with them, in which Merrill made Reeve's Roasted Carrot Soup. Over the next eight months, we'll feature four more issues of Panna, cooking some of our favorite recipes on Food52. We'll have the previews for the full episodes here on Food52 -- along with full-length videos featuring cooking tips drawn from the recipe.

Today, Amanda launches our third issue of tips and tricks by demonstrating how to make fiveandspice's "Greek" Lamb with Orzo -- a hearty, one-pot dish you'll be eating all week long.

Check out the preview below, and then watch the full-length video on Panna's website. And stay tuned for the tip videos later this week. 

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Angela April 17, 2014
This looks amazing. I'm always looking for a great Sunday night recipe for the week ahead. I love the tip about the can rinsing. Something I picked up from my mom :) But Amanda, do you wash the parsley before chopping? Please share!
JadeTree April 17, 2014
Ok, when Amanda recommends we wash or clean the tops of the cans before opening, I experienced glorious justification after years of family teasing. I'm not the only one who does this! fun video of a delicious dish.
Jo A. April 16, 2014
Found it. Big bag o'duh. Thanks, Julie!
Jo A. April 16, 2014
I wish there was an option for a printed recipe.
Julie M. April 16, 2014
Hi there, Jo Ann -- you can find the full recipe (and the option to print it) here:
Andrea R. April 16, 2014
This is going on my menu for next week! And I loved the video!
alaparc April 15, 2014
This was one of my favorite recipes on the site as well. It is a cheap dinner, but I served to a whole bunch of friends and family, who raved.