Lamb and Spinach Pasta Salad

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    Lamb and Spinach Pasta Salad

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    Here's a bright and interesting Mediterranean style pasta salad. Try it as a light lunch or a side dish at a barbecue. Lamb and spinach go very well together.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 cup (150g) uncooked risoni pasta
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
    • 500g lamb mince
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
    • 3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
    • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 5 spring onions, chopped
    • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add risoni pasta, cook for 5 minutes or until al dente. Drain.
    2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a frypan over medium heat. Place the lamb and garlic in the frypan. Season lamb with coriander, salt and pepper. Cook until evenly browned. Remove from heat and drain.
    3. In a large bowl mix the spinach, tomatoes, lemon juice and zest, mint, parsley, spring onions and remaining olive oil. Toss with the risoni, lamb and feta cheese to serve.
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    YUM. I made this with sauted spiced chicken breast instead of lamb, left out the olive oil and the mint (store was out of it) and used a low fat sun dried tomato feta. Very good and very filling. I tried this hot and cold and preferred this served hot. I have leftovers for later this week.. can't wait.  -  11 Jul 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    This is a really recipe. Be warned that the prep time is longer than 15 minutes. It take awhile to wash and chop all the ingredients.  -  07 Feb 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    This is truly outstanding! Lovely mediterranean flavors in every bite. Simple to make and incredibly delicious!  -  14 Dec 2004  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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