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    This Arabian Gulf showstopper is traditionally prepared by stuffing a whole lamb with rice or pasta, nuts, onions, and spices. Martha simplifies the dish by using lamb shoulder instead.

    Ingredients

    • 1 lamb shoulder (3 to 5 pounds), boned, trimmed of excess fat, and butterflied, bones reserved
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 3 1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
    • 5 cloves garlic
    • 2 pinches saffron threads
    • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
    • 6 cardamom pods
    • 4 whole cloves
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 2 cinnamon sticks
    • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
    • 1/4 cup melted ghee
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 2 cups basmati rice
    • 1 pound fingerling potatoes, halved if large
    • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • Zest of 1 navel orange, plus 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
    • 1 tablespoon whole-grain Dijon mustard
    • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
    • 2 cups baby arugula
    • 1/2 cup dried currants
    • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
    • Clementines, halved and whole, for garnish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 541 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 37.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.67%
    • Sodium: 146 mg 6.07%
    • Calcium: 48 mg 4.78%
    • Potassium: 187 mg 5.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 63 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.97%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 9.13%
    • Vitamin C 29.62%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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