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Lebanese Lamb Pizza

Serves 4


  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 tablespoons currants
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup reduced fat natural yogurt
  • 2/3 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 450g Turkish bread
  • 160g grated reduced fat mozzarella
  • 35g baby spinach leaves or rocket
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced
  • mint leaves, extra, to serve
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
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  1. 1. Lightly spray a non-stick frypan with oil spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes or until softened, stir in spices and cook for a further minute. Add mince, and cook, stirring for 5 minutes until browned and moisture has evaporated. Stir in currants and season to taste.
  2. 2. Combine the yogurt, sour cream, mint and lemon juice. Spread half the mixture evenly over the base of the whole Turkish bread. Top evenly with mince mixture and cheese. Bake at 200°C for 13-15 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.
  3. 3. Combine spinach leaves, cucumber and mint. Arrange over cooked pizza and drizzle with remaining mint yogurt and sprinkle with pine nuts.

Tips / Handy Hints

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Lamb mixture and mint yogurt can be made a day ahead and refrigerated until required.

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serve:
Energy (kj) 3235
Protein (g) 54.3
Fat, Total (g) 33.3
Saturated (g) 15.4
Carbohydrates (g) 60.3
Sugars (g) 11.9
Dietry Fibre (g) 5
Sodium (mg) 966
Calcium (mg) 675
Iron (mg) 6.9


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