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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Lamb Pita Pizzas

Consider the grocery store your sous-chef: Pitas make a faster crust than pizza dough, canned artichokes taste great, and ready-made hummus can't be beat.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 30 mins
  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 4 regular-size (6-inch) pitas, split
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 containers (8 ounces each) store-bought hummus (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 red bell peppers (ribs and seeds removed), thinly sliced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts in water, rinsed, squeezed dry, and quartered
  • 1/2 pound ground lamb or beef
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Arrange pita halves, cut side up, on two baking sheets; brush with oil.

  2. Step 2

    Spread pitas with hummus; top with peppers, artichoke hearts, and lamb. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Step 3

    Bake until pitas are golden and crisp and lamb is cooked through, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley; serve with lemon wedges.

Source
Everyday Food, March 2007

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Reviews (2)

  • Happy_Birthday_Dr_Seuss 23 Jan, 2013

    Lamb Pita Pizzas
    Russell's Wednesday Dinner
    Nutrious and Delicious!

  • bruinchiq 23 Jul, 2008

    I love this recipe! The only thing I'd recommend is cooking it for 16-18 minutes instead of the 20. When I leave it in past 18 minutes, the edges start to get burnt.