Middle Eastern Loose Meat Sandwich Or PizzaFrom krumkake 6 years ago
- 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted lightly in a skillet shopping list
- 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil shopping list
- 1 bunch green onions, whites and greens sliced thinly shopping list
- 1 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon (or regular cinnamon) shopping list
- 1 teaspoon sea salt shopping list
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper shopping list
- 2 garlic cloves, freshly minced shopping list
- 1 medium tomato, cut in half, seeds removed, tomato diced shopping list
- ¼ cup golden raisins (the golden raisins really are best with this) shopping list
- 1 pound lean turkey meat (or ground beef or lamb, or combo) shopping list
- ¼ cup Greek yogurt shopping list
- 4 pita bread rounds, warmed (in microwave or in a skillet) shopping list
- Optional garnishes: shopping list
- 1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced shopping list
- 1 tomato, thinly sliced shopping list
- crispy romaine leaves shopping list
- feta cheese, crumbled shopping list
- hummus shopping list
- tzatziki Sauce (recipe follows in Directions section below) shopping list
How to make it
- Toast pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring until nuts are barely browned; remove them from skillet and set aside.
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
- Add white parts of sliced green onion, cinnamon, salt and pepper; cook until onion is tender, about 2 or 3 minutes.
- Stir in minced garlic, diced tomatoes and raisins; cook over medium high heat until mixture is almost dry – this should only take a few minutes.
- Add ground turkey, stirring until meat is cooked through.
- Remove skillet from heat; stir in green parts of sliced green onion, yogurt and toasted pine nuts.
- Serve mixture stuffed into warm pita halves with any of the optional garnishes, or just as is.
- For pizza, butter one side of a pita round and toast in a skillet until browned on the bottom.
- Place pita on baking sheet, and spread hummus to within ½” of the edges.
- Top hummus with cooked meat filling, and top with some crumbled feta.
- Bake at 400 degrees until just warmed through, about 5 minutes.
- Top with optional ingredients, if desired, of chopped tomatoes, onions, parsley, or anything else you think sounds good!
- Tzatziki Sauce:
- 1 cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed from center, cucumber finely diced and pieces squeezed as dry as possible with some paper towels
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 2 or 3 garlic cloves, freshly minced, to your taste
- salt, to your taste
- To prepare tzatziki sauce, mix all ingredients together in a bowl, and allow it to set for a couple hours minimum; keep sauce refrigerated.
The Cookkrumkake Chicago Suburbs, IL
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Oh Krum, This is SO my kind of eats!!
I must add a few items to tomorrow's groc list. I know what I'll be eating as it snows. Hopefully this is the last stock-up-and-sit-out-the-storm of the season.
I have a feeling this recipe will be one...morecabincrazyone in Duluth loved it
wow !!! this sounds wonderful krum i must try it
thank you for sharing this recipe
tinkminitindel in THE HEART OF THE WINE COUNTRY loved it
This sounds really great. Love this kind of food. Thanks for the postingdragonwings647 in Duchesne loved it
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