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Lamb Tetrazzini

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 50 min.
Total: 1 hr. 20 min.
A versatile pasta dish—compliments either a romantic dinner or a family dinner perfectly.


  • 1 8 oz package linguine, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 1 lb lamb leg or shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 4 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 10 small mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 3/4 cups low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 Tbs butter or margarine
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs


  • In large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb and cook for 6 minutes, stirring to brown all sides. Remove from pan; set aside.
  • In same skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Add onion and mushrooms and cook 3 minutes. Blend milk and flour until smooth. Add milk mixture, salt, and pepper to skillet. Stir, and cook over medium heat until slightly thickened; stir in Parmesan cheese.
  • Pour over linguine and lamb; blend. Pour into a greased 11 x 7-inch casserole.
  • In small skillet, melt butter. Remove from heat and stir in 3/4 of bread crumbs. Pour over casserole and sprinkle with remaining bread crumbs. Bake in 350ºF oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bubbling and slightly browned on top.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 383
  Calories from Fat 145 (38%)
(25%)Total Fat 16g
(31%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(16%)Cholesterol 48mg
(17%)Sodium 400mg
(8%)Potassium 288mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(41%)Protein 21g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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