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Lebanese Pizza

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  Burghul 6 Ounce (1 Cup / 185 Gram, Cracked Wheat)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Lean minced lamb 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Chopped fresh mint 1 Tablespoon
  Dried mixed herbs 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
For tomato and hummus topping
  Hummus 7 Ounce (3/4 Cup / 220 Gram)
  Tomatoes 2 , sliced
  Spinach leaves 8 , blanched and chopped
  Pine nuts 3 Tablespoon
  Grated low fat cheddar cheese 4 Tablespoon

1. Place burghul (cracked wheat) in a bowl. Pour over 2 cups / 500 ml/16 fl oz hot water and soak for 10-15 minutes. Drain burghul (cracked wheat) and set aside.
2. Place onion and garlic in a nonstick frying pan over a medium heat and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion is soft. Add onion mixture, lamb, mint, mixed herbs, chilli powder and lemon juice to burghul (cracked wheat) and mix to combine.
3. Press meat mixture into a 30 cm/12 in pizza tray and bake for 20 minutes or until base is firm. Drain off any juices.
4. To make topping, spread meat base with hummus then top with tomato slices and spinach. Sprinkle with pine nuts and cheese and cook under a preheated hot grill for 3-4 minutes or until cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 27.1 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.9%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 51 g102.3%

Vitamin A 21.1% Vitamin C 24.5%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lebanese Pizza Recipe