Lamb with orzo

Servings: 8   |   Time: 2 hours

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 kg leg of lamb
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups of white wine
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 4 cups of orzo
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Cretan gruyere cheese

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1  | Cut the meat into portions, season with salt and pepper and place in a non-stick pan.

STEP 2 | Grate the onion and put it in the pan along with extra virgin olive oil, grated garlic, wine and tomato juice.

STEP 3 | Add 2 cups of water and put it in the oven for 1 1/2 hours at 190°C. In a preheated oven.

STEP 4 | After about 1 1/2 hours, when the meat is tender, remove the lamb from the oven, place it in a pot and add 12 cups of water.

STEP 5 | When the water boils, add the orzo and stir it lightly, quite often for the first 3 minutes.

STEP 6 | After about 10 minutes the food is ready. Add the grated gruyere and mix.

 

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