Greek Beef and Orzo recipe from Life Made Delicious
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Greek Beef and Orzo

The coolness of the yogurt nicely compliments the spiciness in this Mediterranean dish.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 23 min
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
1 can (14 oz/398 mL) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 medium celery stalk, sliced (1/2 cup/125 mL)
1/2 cup (125 mL) uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2 cup (125 mL) plain low-fat yogurt

Nutrition Information

1
Serving
  • Calories
    340
  • Calories From Fat
    155
  • Total Fat
    17g
  • Saturated Fat
    6g
  • Total Carbs
    23g
  • Dietary Fiber
    2g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Cholesterol
    65mg
  • Sodium
    660mg

Instructions

Directions

  • 1 Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium-high about 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except yogurt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until liquid is absorbed and pasta is tender. Serve with yogurt.

Expert Tips

Did You Know? : In Italian, orzo literally means "barley", but it is actually a tiny, rice-shaped pasta.

Purchasing: Find orzo in the pasta aisle at your local grocery store.

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