Meat with Orzo

Meat with Orzo

Meat with Orzo

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan and brown meat and onions for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Add tomato, seasonings, and 2 cups water. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours until meat is tender.
  3. Add remaining water and bring to a boil.
  4. Add manestra. Stir once or twice. Simmer 20 minutes more. Serve hot with grated cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 tb Oil
  • 1/8 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 lb Beef or lamb stew meat
  • 1 ts spearmint flakes
  • 2 Onions; chopped
  • 4 c Boiling water
  • 1 c Tomato sauce or 1 tb Tomato paste instead
  • 1 c Manestra (orzo)
  • 1 c Grated cheese (Mizithra!)
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
 

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