Lamb and Orzo Stew (Youvetzi)

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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat olive oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add lamb and brown well on all sides.
  • Add tomatoes, onion,garlic,tomato paste, cinnamon, sugar and salt and pepper.
  • Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Melt butter in large heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • Add orzo and saute until completely coated; stir into lamb mixture.
  • Add water, cover and bake 1 hour;remove onion.
  • Sprinkle mixture with cheese; bake 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to platter and serve immediately.
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