Lamb, lemon and olive orecchiette

_MG_00331/2 onion, finely chopped
olive oil flavored cooking spray
400 g ground lamb
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
300 g penne pasta
1 tomato, chopped
1 lemon, zest and juice
10 -12 black olives (kalamata olives are recommended)
1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped
1/4 cup feta, crumbled
1/4 cup olive oil


Cook onion in olive oil spray until soft. Add minced lamb, spices, salt and pepper, combine and cook till browned and cooked through. Cook pasta and drain it, saving a little bit of the pasta water for the dressing. Combine all ingredients but the feta, toss well and put a bit of the water in to make a nice texture. Put into bowls, crumble feta over the top and season with salt, pepper and olive oil.

Adapted from


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