Lamb And Sausage Orzo Salad With Minty Pesto And Grilled Artichoke Hearts

Lamb And Sausage Orzo Salad With Minty Pesto And Grilled Artichoke Hearts
Lamb And Sausage Orzo Salad With Minty Pesto And Grilled Artichoke Hearts
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 16 min
  • total: 26 min
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  • Summary

    Easter time always reminds me of lamb. I love making this delicious and easy pasta salad using grilled lamb and artichokes. Lamb And Sausage Orzo With Minty Pesto And Grilled Artichoke Hearts is perfect for an afternoon brunch or an evening meal with the family! The best part is you can make the dish ahead so when your guests arrive, you can relax and have fun. Enjoy a well-balanced, complete meal when eating the lamb & sausage orzo with minty pesto grilled artichoke hearts! Yummy!

    Ingredients

    • ½ pound ground lamb
    • ½ pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
    • 6 Tbsp Mint Pesto (See Recipe Below)
    • 1 cup marinated artichoke hearts 6 ounces
    • 1 cup orzo
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
    • ¼ pound feta cheese, crumbled
    • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
    • MINTY PESTO:
    • ¾ cup packed mint leaves
    • ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 2 scallions, thickly sliced
    • 2 medium garlic cloves
    • ½ tsp finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    • Salt (to taste)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 952 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 66 g 100.81%
    • Saturated Fat: 25 g 127.11%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 172 mg 57.44%
    • Sodium: 2503 mg 104.28%
    • Calcium: 509 mg 50.93%
    • Potassium: 427 mg 12.21%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 33.82%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.75%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 46 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 36.95%
    • Vitamin C 41.91%
    • Vitamin D 3.4%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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