Roasted Lamb in Tomatoes and Orzo
I adapted this from the Food Network. Use Centro brand canned Marzano Whole Peeled Tomatoes for the richest flavor!
Credit: The Food Network
2 T. olive oil
3 onions, sliced
2 lamb shanks
1 28-oz. can Marzano Whole Peeled Tomatoes
1-1/2 tsp. Oregano
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 cup Orzo pasta
2 C. warm chicken stock
Preheat oven to 425°. In large baking pan, drizzle oil and add the onions, spread evenly. Place lamb shanks on top of the onions. Roast uncovered for 35 minutes. Remove from oven and add tomatoes, oregano, and a dash each of salt and pepper. Toss the ingredients to combine.
Cover the pan with a lid or foil. Lower heat to 375° and roast for another 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Add orzo and heated stock. Cover and roast for a final 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow the roast to rest about 20 minutes before serving.