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


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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; 9 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 54 mg cholesterol; 390 mg sodium. 639 mg potassium; 39 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 26 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1765 IU vitamin a; 50 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 6 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 78 mcg folate; 3 mcg vitamin b12; 64 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;