Greek Easter Roast Lamb and Orzo

Greek Easter Roast Lamb and Orzo

Cumulative recipe from a couple family members. My favorite part of Easter.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Place lamb in a roasting pan. Add mashed tomatoes, onion, olive oil, oregano, salt, pepper, and lemon juice. Combine and make sure lamb is well coated. Cover pan with a lid or aluminum foil.
  3. Step 3

    Bake in the preheated oven for about 3 hours. Remove from the oven and remove aluminum foil; leave oven on.
  4. Step 4

    Add water and orzo directly to the roasting pan. Return to the hot oven and bake until pasta is cooked and very little liquid remains, 30 minutes to 1 hour. Add feta cheese and mix until melted and combined.