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Artemis' Lamb Wrapped In Phyllo

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For marinade
  Plain yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried mint 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic clove 1 Small, peeled
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh tomatoes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Diced green pepper 2 Tablespoon
For stuffing
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lamb steaks 8 Ounce, cut from leg (4 Pieces)
For wrapping
  Phyllo dough sheets 8 , halved crosswise (12 X 17 Inch)
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Kasseri cheese 4 Ounce (Four 1 Ounce Pieces)
  Unsalted butter 2 Teaspoon

For the marinade: In a food processor or blender, combine the yogurt, wine, milk, lemon juice, rosemary, mint, salt, ground red pepper, garlic, Parmesan, tomatoes, onion, and green pepper and whirl until smooth.
Transfer to a large bowl.
For the stuffing: In a small bowl, stir together the Parmesan, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper.
With a paring knife make shallow slits in the lamb.
Rub the stuffing mixture all over the lamb and into the slits Add the lamb to the bowl of marinade, cover, and refrigerate 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Place 4 half-sheets of phyllo side by side on a work surface.
Brush each with olive oil, top each with a second sheet, brush with olive oil, and repeat until each stack has 4 sheets.
With a slotted spatula, lift the lamb from the marinade.
Place 1 lamb steak in the center of each stack.
Top each with 1/2 slice of cheese.
Top each slice of cheese with 1/2 teaspoon of the butter.
Fold the sides in over the top and roll the remaining edges in to seal.
Make several slits in the top to allow steam to escape.
Place the phyllo packets in a rectangular non-stick roasting pan.
Brush each with olive oil; bake 20 minutes.
Reduce the heat to 325°F and bake until golden brown and the lamb is cooked through, about 30 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 392 Calories from Fat 202

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.3%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.4 mg9.1%

Sodium 640.8 mg26.7%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 15.3%

Calcium 38.5% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Artemis' Lamb Wrapped In Phyllo Recipe