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Dinner Tonight: Beef and Lamb

Lean, flavorful, versatile cuts have a place in a healthful diet. Try these quick and easy dinners, paired with simple sides.

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Ground Lamb and Hummus Pita "Pizzas"
Photo: Jason Wallis

Ground Lamb and Hummus Pita "Pizzas"

Time: 30 minutes

Simple Sub: Try ground sirloin in place of the lamb.

Serve with Tomato, Sweet Onion, and Parsley Salad: Combine 1½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Add 1½ cups halved grape tomatoes, ½ cup thinly sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion, and ½ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley to bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle salad with 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese. CALORIES 49; FAT 2.8g (sat 1g); SODIUM 134mg

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