Lamb with Snow Peas and Feta; the update

When one makes a leg of lamb, and one is only feeding two, there are lots of leftovers.

First we had the risotto.

Second we had this stir-fry with a Greek twist.

Equally good.

Lamb with Snow Peas and Feta

Total time: 30 minutes

 Ingredients:

  • 10oz (300gr) leftover cooked lamb, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3 shallots, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 4oz (250gr) mushrooms, trimmed and sliced
  • 3oz (90gr) snow peas, trimmed and sliced in half
  • 4 green garlic, sliced, including green tops
  • 3oz (90) feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/3 cup dry-cured Greek olives
  • 1/2 cup (4oz, 125gr) chicken stock
  • 1 tbs lemon vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp cornstarch (corn flour, maizena) dissolved in 1 tbs water
  • 2/3 cup orzo
  • 2 cups chicken stock or water

Spring Lamb with Snow Peas and Feta on Orzo

 Instructions:

  • Cook orzo in stock until done, about 10 minutes.  Drain excess liquid
  • Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  
  • Add shallots, pepper to skillet and stir-fry for 3 minutes. 
  • Add green garlic, mushrooms, snow peas, cumin and stir-fry another 3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add lamb and stir-fry until hot.
  • Add chicken stock, vinegar and bring to a boil. 
  • Add cornstarch / water mixture and stir until thickened
  • Remove from heat, stir in feta and olives.
  • Serve over orzo.

The bedroom is finished – well, except for the closet doors.

He’ll make them this summer when it’s warm enough to work in the barn.

And he’s caught up on his share of the outdoor spring work……

This is what it looked like after we got the beds set-up:

Beds

We added the rocking chair and dresser.

Then we started adding all the stuff in the boxes that still needs to be organized and we’ve been storing in the other bedroom…..

Rearranging the stuff has been a major job ever since we moved here.

Bedroom_rocker

Things like the third bed that will go into the last room ended up leaning on the wall – as well as the universal gym.

It hasn’t been set-up since we left the last house. It will, some day, go into the last room as well.  For now, it’s usuable again.

Bedroom_universal

On a brighter. spring note, I thought I would share my tulips.

I bought a bag of bulbs at a discount last October.  I had no idea what they were, but there were 50 bulbs (no, I have not counted the plants).

I figured whatever the bunnies didn’t eat would be good.

It’s been fun watching them… all different colors and different bloom times.

Tulips

This is today…..

Tulip

Happy Spring!

Last Updated on April 15, 2013

 

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