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- 1 kg lamb chops cut into small cubes
- 1/2 x onion (diced)
- 3 cups water
- 1/2 cup red wine
- 2 Tbls oregano
- 2 Tbls salt
- 2 cups diced canned tomatoes
- 2 cups passata sauce
- 1 Tbls sugar
- 1 1/4 cup orzo pasta
- 6 Tbls olive oil
- 1 Tbls garlic
- 1 Tbls all spice
- 1 pinch cinnamon
Cook the meat in 3 Tbsp olive oil in a ceramic heavy based pan over medium-high heat until just browned/seared on all sides. Remove the meat from the pan and set aside.
Add 3 Tbsp olive oil to the pan; saute the onion until softened. Add the water, red wine, pepper, oregano, garlic, Cinnamon and allspice. Stir in the tomatoes & passata tomato sauce.
Return the meat to the pan; stir to mix, then cover and simmer over low heat for 45-60 minutes or until the meat is tender.
Remove from heat, stir in salt and orzo,then cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Bake, covered, in a 350 degree oven for about 45-50 minutes or until the orzo is cooked and some liquid still remains.
Serve topped with grated Greek style cheese.
This is an awesome cosy winter meal!!
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Very tasty and easy to cook. This will be a favourite in our house.
Amazing…..so delicious and and easy to make..
Yummm…… I cooked this dish last night because I felt like something warm & hearty as it was a cold night. I found this recipe & thought it sounded good….. Well, it was perfect!! I loved that it was so easy to make & it tasted amazing. This is now one of my favourite recipes that I will cook for life
Better than some restaurant flavours! Hubby and I loved it!
Delicious! Definitely a winner and will be served at many dinner parties in the future. Great for the kids too.
Easy and tasty recipe!
So easy to make and was yum yum yum!! Great dish!
A simple, authentic meal to cook and only uses a few dishes to which is great for the clean up!!!
Great recipe and very easy to make!
Husband, daughter in law and grandkids loved this
Yum, yum and yum! I think that’d be a great winter dinner.
You need pepper (Capsicum fruit) or at least paprika powder for good guyvetch. Sliced in rings or small pieces, cook altogether with the tomatoes. It’s good practice to start with all pepper, onion and garlic in frying pan, using some olive oil, add tomato paste and continue frying for a while, then proceed as described in the recipe. PS: instead sugar we are using carrot slices. Also no orzo pasta was added (pasta was used in strictly greek version only), instead some varieties of this dish include potato, sliced in big pieces. The it looks like (with less sauce): http://bg-gotvach.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/02012013983.jpg
Or with more sauce: https://gradcontent.com/lib/300×300/guvech-gotvene.jpg