Lamb Meatballs and Orzo


A Mediterranean-inspired dish. I serve it with a Greek salad and crusty bread. Yummy!! 1 hour chill time.

Ingredients: [‘egg’, ‘ground lamb’, ‘garlic’, ‘onion’, ‘dried breadcrumbs’, ‘milk’, ‘fresh dill’, ‘salt’, ‘pepper’, ‘chicken stock’, ‘lemon juice’, ‘lemon%2c zest of’, ‘orzo pasta’]

Quantity of Ingredients: [“1 large egg”,”1 lb ground lamb”,”2 cloves garlic, minced “,”1/4 cup finely chopped onion”,”1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs”,”1/4 cup milk”,”2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed”,”1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste “,” pepper”,”1 3/4 cups chicken stock or 1 3/4 cups chicken broth (low-sodium, if using canned)”,”2 tablespoons lemon juice”,”1/2 teaspoon grated lemon, zest of”,”1 cup orzo pasta”]

Number of Servings: 4

Steps: [‘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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