Lamb Meatballs and Orzo

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 4-5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, beat the egg.
  • Add in the ground lamb, garlic, onion, bread crumbs, milk, dill, salt and pepper; mix well to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Shape lamb mixture into 1-inch balls; place balls on a large baking sheet with a rim.
  • Bake in a 400° oven for about 10 minutes or until browned.
  • Take out of oven and set aside.
  • Bring to chicken stock, lemon juice, and lemon zest to a boil in a saucepan over high heat.
  • Add in the orzo; stir to combine.
  • Boil for 1 minute.
  • Transfer orzo mixture into a 2 1/2 quart baking dish that has been sprayed lightly with non-stick cooking spray; spread mixture out evenly.
  • Place meatballs on top.
  • Decrease oven temp to 350° and bake, covered, for 40-50 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
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