This skillet with richly flavored lamb pieces is inspired by a traditional Middle Eastern dish. Whole wheat Israeli couscous is a more healthful alternative to typically used pita pieces and rice.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Karla Conrad

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
stand:
5 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add lamb; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until brown on all sides. Stir in the next six ingredients (through black pepper). Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Stir in asparagus and sweet pepper. Cover and simmer 3 to 5 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Fluff lamb mixture lightly with a fork. Top with fresh oregano, if desired, and serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

334 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 54mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 39g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 6g; protein 26g; vitamin a 1765.2IU; vitamin c 49.9mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 6.2mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 77.6mcg; vitamin b12 2.6mcg; sodium 390mg; potassium 639mg; calcium 64mg; iron 5.3mg.
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