Yuvetsi Kritharaki Me Kima | Beef Casserole With Orzo
 
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A traditional Greek casserole
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Recipe type: Casserole
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef, lean
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Sea salt & Pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1½ cups beef broth (can use chicken broth if preferred)
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
Instructions
  1. Heat oiled pan over med heat.
  2. Add ground beef, break apart.
  3. Cook for 5 min, stirring.
  4. Add onion, zucchini, cinnamon stick, tomato paste, Sea salt, pepper, 1 cup warm water.
  5. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 20 min.
  6. Remove cinnamon stick.
  7. Pour meat mixture into casserole dish.
  8. Add beef broth.
  9. Add orzo.
  10. Place in oven and bake at 350F for 40min or until orzo is soft.
  11. With 5min left, sprinkle top with feta.
  12. Once done, serve hot.
  13. Enjoy!
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/yuvetsi-kritharaki-me-kima-beef-casserole-with-orzo/