Meatballs Orzo with Tomato Feta Sauce
1 lb ground beef or lamb
2 cloves of garlic chopped
2 tbsps dry oregano
1 bay leaf
2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
1/4 lb feta crumbled separated into two
1 tbsp olive oil
18 oz of your favorite tomato sauce
1 package orzo
Step 1Mix the herbs and 1/2 of the feta into the meatballs.
Step 2Add olive oil to a frying pan and fry the meatballs until the outside is cooked (inside does not need to cook fully yet).
Step 3Add the sauce, 1 bay leaf and the rest of the feta to the meatballs.
Step 4Make the orzo according to the package.
Step 5Let the meatballs cook for about 5-10 minutes.
Step 6Check one meatball to see if it is cooked in the middle.
Step 7When everything is done, separate 1/8 cup of the pasta water and mix into the meatballs with sauce.
Step 8Mix the orzo (after draining in a colander) into the meatballs with sauce.