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Souvlakia

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 stick)
  Boneless lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound, cubed (for stew)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
  Red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken bouillon cube 1
  Damascus bread loaf/Arab flat bread loaf 4
  Tomato 1 Small, sliced
  Onion slices 4 Large
  Lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large saucepan, add butter and heat. Saute lamb (just enough at a time to cover the bottom of pan) until well browned all over for about 10 minutes.
2 Add in 1 cup onion and the garlic and saute for another 5 minutes.
3 Add the lamb to the saucepan along with 1/4 cup water and the remaining ingredients except bread and garnish.
4 Bring to a boil and lower the heat. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, until the meat is tender.
5 Preheat the oven to 350F.
6 Heat the bread for about 15 minutes, or until heated through.
7 Split each loaf part way through.
8 Stuff with the lamb mixture.

SERVING
9 Garnish with tomato, onion and lettuce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Snack
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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