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How to create a not-so-common greek skillet from scratch.A greek skillet recipe in a yellow bowl with feta cheese on top.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 15 ounces no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese

 

Directions

  1. Brown ground beef, onion and garlic in large skillet. Drain well.
  2. Add pasta, tomato sauce, water, oregano leaves, cinnamon and pepper; stir to combine, making sure pasta is covered by liquid. Heat to boiling, reduce heat, cover and simmer 11 to 13 minutes, stirring frequently, until orzo is tender.
  3. Remove from heat, sprinkle cheese over casserole. Cover and let stand 2 to 4 minutes until cheese is melted.

 

Nutrition Facts    
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe  
Servings per recipe 6  
     
Amount Per Serving    
Calories 353   Calories from fat 144
     
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 16g 16g
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 189mg 8%
Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Protein 21g 42%
     
Vitamin A   16%
Vitamin C   18%
Folacin   7%
Calcium   10%
Iron   20%
Potassium   16%
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